David Suzuki

David Suzuki is co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, an award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster. He is also a renowned rabble-raiser.

The David Suzuki Foundation works through science and education to protect the diversity of nature and our quality of life, now and for the future.

With a goal of achieving sustainability within a generation, the Foundation collaborates with scientists, business and industry, academia, government and non-governmental organizations. We seek the best research to provide innovative solutions that will help build a clean, competitive economy that does not threaten the natural services that support all life.

David Suzuki
Blog
Feb 17, 2021
Factory building with smoke emissions in New Brunswick. Image credit: ETA+/Unsplash

Clearing the air on fossil fuel pollution

David Suzuki
Rapidly reducing greenhouse gas emissions will quickly reduce pollution. That's important, because particulates kill a lot of people and make many more ill -- even more than previously thought.
Blog
Feb 10, 2021
Woman holding test tubes. Image credit: National Cancer Institute/Unsplash

Finding wisdom in science and Indigenous knowledge

David Suzuki
We need more observational science, but we have to recognize its fundamental weaknesses and inadequacies, and scientists must be careful not to confuse their biases with truths.
Blog
Feb 3, 2021
Person holding plant. Image credit: Benjamin Combs/Unsplash

Local acts can build global impacts

David Suzuki
Working with others for the betterment of your neighbourhood, town, city, province, country or world contributes to well-being and happiness.
Blog
Jan 27, 2021
Keystone XL construction site. Image credit: Government of Alberta/Flickr

Alberta inquiry steps into a past era's dark denial

David Suzuki
This use of tax dollars to discredit climate science is egregious, but it's peanuts compared to the more than $1.5 billion the Alberta government has invested in the Keystone XL pipeline.
Blog
Jan 13, 2021
Pro-Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol. Image credit: Brett Davis/Flickr

U.S. crisis shows need to speak truth to power

David Suzuki
During the pandemic alone, the world's 500 richest people grew their wealth by almost US$2 trillion, while so many others suffered. The world’s wealthiest one per cent now owns half the global wealth.
Blog
Jan 6, 2021
Image: Book cover of "The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature"

Rediscovering our place in nature

David Suzuki
An economy was once created to serve people and their communities. Today economic rationalists contend that people must sacrifice and give up social services for the economy.

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