BREACHING THE PEACE : THE SITE C DAM AND A VALLEY'S STAND AGAINST BIG HYDRO

BREACHING THE PEACE : THE SITE C DAM AND A VALLEY'S STAND AGAINST BIG HYDRO

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Breaching the Peace tells the story of the ordinary citizens who are standing up to the most expensive megaproject in BC history and the government-sanctioned bullying that has propelled it forward. Starting in 2013, journalist Sarah Cox travelled to the Peace River Valley to talk to locals about the Site C dam and BC Hydro's claim that the clean energy project was urgently needed. She found farmers, First Nations, and scientists caught up in a modern-day David-and-Goliath battle to save the valley, their farms, and traditional lands from wholesale destruction. Told in frank and moving prose, their stories stand as a much-needed cautionary tale at a time when concerns about global warming have helped justify a renaissance of environmentally irresponsible hydro megaprojects around the world.

Publisher: On Point Press 2018
ISBN: 9780774890267
Branch Call Number: ON ORDER
Characteristics: 232 p

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