Cheryl Shuman, a city councillor with the city of Dawson Creek in northeastern British Columbia considers herself a turbine hugger, not a tree hugger.
A member of the Peace Energy Cooperative, a local grassroots group which was instrumental in getting a local wind development off the ground, she is an enthusiastic supporter of Dawson Creek’s many radically sustainable practices.
From a $100 a tonne internal carbon tax to wide scale use of solar thermal hot water systems Dawson Creek is blazing a trall when it comes to sustainable municipalities. Learn how and what they’re doing on this week’s video.
Learn more at http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/08/awesome-dawson-creek-northern-oil-and-gas-town-bets-big-renewable-energy