chapter  12
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CATCHING THE WAVE

With EDF support, the Sierra Club had published a bombshell indictment of the World Bank, Bankrolling Disaster, that zeroed in on destructive hydro-power projects in Amazonia funded by the Bank. Other texts that influenced the US debate included The Hamburger Connection, which drew connections between forest clearing for beef ranching in Latin America and the activities of giant fast-food burger chains.