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Harvey S. Southam Lecturer Andrew Nikiforuk
"Energy Dead-Ends: Green Lies, Climate Change and Chaotic Transitions"
2:00-3:15 pm Wed, Nov 17

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Room 124 of UVic's Engineering/Computer Science building (note: in-person attendance is now sold out)

Journalist and author Andrew Nikiforuk has written about the use and abuse of natural resources and wild landscapes in Canada for more than 30 years. He is currently a contributing editor for The Tyee.

His books on climate change (Empire of the Beetle) and energy (Tar Sands, Energy of Slaves and Slick Water) have encouraged public reflection and debate. Whether speaking or writing about disappearing wildlife, peak oil, pandemics or the destruction of the boreal forest, Nikiforuk has earned a reputation as an honest and provocative voice in Canadian journalism.

His work, which has appeared in the nation’s leading publications, has earned numerous awards, including a Governor General’s Award for Nonfiction, the Rachel Carson Environment Book Award, and seven National Magazine Awards.

Nov 17, 2021 02:00 PM in Vancouver

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