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Peace Out: Adventures on the Road to Green Energy

Peace Out: Adventures on the Road to Green Energy
Your Price: $24.95 CDN
Author: Charles Wilkinson
Publisher: Red Deer Press Inc
Format: Hardcover
# of Pages: 235
Pub. Date: 2015
ISBN-10: 0889954887
ISBN-13: 9780889954885

About the Book:

Every energy sector out there wants a piece of the Peace River Valley, one of the last great wild places in North America. The oil industry wants it, the frackers, the solar, wind and nuclear industries.


As Charles Wilkinson paddles through the issues he engages hydro and natural gas energy executives, oil company reps, nuclear spokesmen, scientists, academics and activists. What starts to becomes clear is that the tricky business of energy supply and demand does not play out in isolation. It involves everyone who turns on a computer, starts a car, charges a cell phone. With clarity, even handedness and a good deal of wit, Charles Wilkinson connects all of us all to this sweeping energy issue that is rapidly transforming our world. The Peace River is in northwestern Canada, but it could be anywhere as the issues are universal. Peace Out was inspired by his award-winning documentary of the same name.

About the Author:

Charles Wilkinson is an award-winning Canadian filmmaker, author, and educator. He has written and directed numerous dramatic and documentary films and TV programs for theatrical and network release worldwide (including Oil Sands Karaoke, Peace Out, Down Here, Max, Breach of Trust, The Highlander, and Heart of The Storm). He is a Professor in the Capilano University Film Center, and is the author of The Working Director.

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