Critical Writing Index

Have we reached The Tipping Point?: The fate of Alberta's tar sands may be a turning point for civilization

by Zoe Cormier

POV, Spring 2011, no. 81, pp. 26-29

A discussion of Tipping Point: The End of Oil, the documentary directed by Niobe Thompson and narrated by David Suzuki. The article focuses on the positive differences between the film, and others also chronicling the widespread turmoil caused by Alberta's tar sands; particularly how residents effected by the destruction "brought their story to the world stage."(Cormier, 27)

ITEM 2011.009 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Niobe Thompson

David Suzuki