Video: Andrew Nikiforuk takes on the hydrocarbon industry

Andrew Nikiforuk | Green College UBC | November 21, 2013

For the last 100 years we have used cheap fuels to multiply the number of energy slaves that do work for us. These inanimate slaves, from cars to iPods, have played a profound yet often unrecognized role in the transformation of human culture and gender roles. With the advent of extreme hydrocarbons, will North Americans willingly give up some of their energy slaves? And just what may the future look like in an energy constrained world?