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Blog
Apr 3, 2018
Image: Backbone Campaign/Flickr

Audit exposes Canadian climate failures

David Suzuki
Despite hopeful rhetoric leading to the 2015 Paris climate summit, neither the federal nor provincial governments are doing enough to indicate they even understand the severity of the climate crisis.
Blog
Mar 27, 2018
Chris Jordan’s (US) work “Gyre” depicts 2.4 million pieces of plastic, equal to the estimated number of pounds of plastic pollution that enter the world‘s oceans every hour. All of the plastic in his image was collected from the Pacific Ocean. Image: Ars Electronica/Flickr

We're drowning in seas of plastic

David Suzuki
New research concludes the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is 16 times larger than previously estimated, with 79,000 tonnes of plastic churning through 1.6 million square kilometres of the North Pacific.
Blog
Mar 20, 2018
Image: Selena/Flickr

SUVs and trucks nullify car efficiency gains

David Suzuki
Transportation accounts for about 14 per cent of global emissions and is now the largest source of CO2 emissions in the U.S., mostly from cars and trucks.
Blog
Mar 13, 2018
Cape Town, South Africa. Image: Bobby Bradley/Flickr

Lessons from Cape Town's water crisis

David Suzuki
World Water Day on March 22 reminds us that as the human population continues to grow, putting greater demand on all resources, and as climate change exacerbates drought, we can't be complacent.
Blog
Feb 27, 2018

Climate science deniers' credibility tested

David Suzuki
Skepticism and rational debate are healthy. Logical fallacies, misinformation and lies designed to support destructive industries by duping the gullible and muddying the waters are unconscionable.
Blog
Feb 21, 2018
Protester in Vancouver. Image: William Chen/Wikimedia Commons

Of premiers and pipelines

David Taub Bancroft
Simply put: now is not the time to be building new pipelines.
Blog
Feb 20, 2018
Rally outside U.S. Congress to oppose EPA head Scot Pruitt. Image: Lorie Shaull/Wikimedia Commons

We can't close our eyes to climate change

David Suzuki
Extracting, processing, selling and transporting polluting, climate-altering fossil fuels isn't the best way to ensure economic prosperity.
Podcast
Feb 20, 2018
Environmental justice and the law in Canada

Environmental justice and the law in Canada

Talking Radical Radio
Nathalie Chalifour and Angela Lee talk about what environmental justice is, and why environmentalism can't be separated from issues of race, class and other issues of social justice.
Blog
Dec 12, 2017
Image: patrick janicek​/Flickr

Shine a light during dark times

David Suzuki
It's no time to be complacent. We must show that we shine brighter. Knowledge, kindness and solidarity can overcome ignorance and fear.
News
Dec 12, 2017
Photo: Twelve-year-old Timoci Naulusala of Fiji gave an impassioned speech to delegates at COP 23. Photo: @COP23/Twitter

Copping out at COP 23

David Bleakney
Avoidance and possibility in a burning world: our uncomfortable future demands that climate criminals not be enabled further while we carry our caps in hand with appeals to do the right thing.
Blog
Dec 5, 2017
Photo: Ryan L. C. Quan/Wikimedia Commons

Don't blame God or nature. We're the culprits

David Suzuki
If we're the cause of the problems, then we must stop blaming "nature" or "God." We have to take responsibility and tackle them with the urgency they require.

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