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Oct 12, 2016
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We can't dig our way out of the fossil fuels pit

David Suzuki
Most governments have committed to the Paris Agreement's goal of limiting global warming to two degrees above pre-industrial levels, with an aspirational goal of 1.5 degrees. We're nearing the latter.
Blog
Sep 28, 2016
Image: Flickr/Damián Bakarcic

Carbon dioxide: Pollutant or plant food?

David Suzuki
No matter what contradictory and easily debunked nonsense deniers spread, climate change is real, humans are contributing to it and it will be catastrophic if we do little or nothing to address it.
Blog
Sep 14, 2016

Airline emissions are flying too high

David Suzuki
If ICAO's 191 member nations fail to reach a strong aviation agreement in Montreal, it could undermine the world's ability to meet the Paris Agreement's climate goals.
Blog
Jul 26, 2016
Corn field

Will growing our fuels drive us to a cleaner future?

David Suzuki
Research into new types of biofuels is also important, but the massive amounts of land, biomass and water required to produce conventional biofuels mean they aren't a panacea.
Blog
Jul 20, 2016

Industrial damage threatens Blueberry River's way of life

David Suzuki
In much of the territory, which once supported healthy moose and caribou populations, it's difficult to walk half a kilometre before hitting a road, seismic line or other industrial infrastructure.
Blog
Jul 12, 2016
Photo: Ralph Arvesen/flickr

The future of hydro in a warming world

David Suzuki
Ironically, although hydropower is seen as an energy source that helps slow global warming, in many areas its viability is threatened by climate change.
Blog
Jun 28, 2016
Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr

Broken records define the climate crisis

David Suzuki
Despite overwhelming evidence for human-caused climate change, the fossil fuel industry continues to employ organizations to fool followers into believing the problem doesn't exist or isn't serious.
Blog
May 3, 2016
Image: Flickr/350.org

Divest from damage and invest in a healthier future

David Suzuki
Banks and advisers are warning clients about the dangers of fossil-fuel-related portfolios, noting climate agreements, government regulations, reduced demand and market volatility make them risky.
News
Mar 24, 2016
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McGill rejects fossil fuel divestment for second time

David Gray-Donald
Divest McGill was not informed of Wednesday's meeting where fossil fuel divestment would ultimately be rejected, just as it was in 2013. Divest McGill and supporters responded quickly.
Blog
Mar 1, 2016
Photo: Yutaka Seki/flickr

Will cap-and-trade slow climate change?

David Suzuki
To keep most fossil fuels in the ground - as science says we must - we need a variety of strategies. Cap-and-trade helps reduce emissions and generates money for other ways to address climate change.

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