Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities
Time: June 9, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: W2 Media Cafe
Street: #250-111 W Hastings Street
City/Town: Vancouver, BC
Event Neighbourhood and Type: downtown, vancouver, -, public, event
Organized By: Wilderness Committee
Latest Activity: Jun 1, 2011
From the Gulf Coast to English Bay: Protecting our Oceans from Big Oil
A Vancouver Book Launch for Antonia Juhasz's Black Tide
with Ben West, No Tankers campaigner with the Wilderness Committee
Thursday, June 9
W2 Media Cafe, #250-111 W Hastings Street
US-based author and activist Antonia Juhasz is leading expert on the oil industry worldwide. Join us for the Vancouver launch of her latest book, Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill, a definitive account of the BP Gulf Oil spill and its disastrous aftermath. Come and hear her speak on the dangers posed by Big Oil, and the lessons we can take from the Gulf disaster for our efforts to protect our Pacific coast.
Books will be available for sale and signing, thanks to People's Coop Bookstore.
Event sponsors: Wilderness Committee, Tanker Free BC. Endorsed by the Council of Canadians.
For more information, contact 604.683.8220
What people are saying about BLACK TIDE: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill
“Black Tide is extremely well researched, reasoned and written." --Dr. Robert Bea, Deepwater Horizon Study Group
"Black Tide is riveting, infuriating, and incredibly important to understand the places, politics, and people who survived the Gulf oil disaster." --Rebecca Solint, author of A Paradise Built in Hell.