This Changes Everything - Chapter 10: Love Will Save This Place Summary & Analysis

Naomi Klein
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Klein writes that members of a review panel flew to Bella Bella, British Columbia, the site of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline. The panel had been holding hearings about the pipeline and its impact on the environment. Bella Bella high school students were particularly compelling in expressing their concern for their community should the pipeline be responsible for a disaster. Klein writes that everywhere the panel travelled in British Columbia, it was met by protestors voicing unanimous opposition to the pipeline. Open hearings had been cut short in Bella Bella because of alleged threats of violence against panel members.

Klein writes that the fossil fuel industry and governments have underestimated the cultural concerns that people have for an ugly pipeline being plopped down in their communities, a pipeline that would make already rich fat cats richer and do nothing...

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