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
Sep 15, 2020
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Carbon pricing is like handwashing in a pandemic

David Suzuki
Pricing carbon, along with removing fossil fuel subsidies, stimulates investment in low-carbon energy technologies that will lead the way to a decarbonized economy and a shift away from fossil fuels.
Blog
Sep 8, 2020
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Our children shouldn't have to pay for our excesses

David Suzuki
Even with a later "overshoot" date, we burned through a year's resources in under eight months. That means we would need 1.6 Earths to support humanity's current demands on the planet's ecosystems.
Blog
Aug 25, 2020
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We are living in a plastic world

David Suzuki
The constant rush to exploit resources, burn fossil fuels and create disposable plastic products for the sake of short-term profits is putting all life and health at risk.
Blog
Aug 5, 2020
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Four-day work week can spur necessary transformation

David Suzuki
Transforming work-life balance through a well-being lens can lead to significant health benefits, contribute to gender equality, improve work redistribution and have important environmental benefits.
Blog
Jul 21, 2020
Atlas Coal Mine, near Drumheller, Alberta. Image: Heidi G/Flickr

Coal power should be relegated to the ash heap of history

David Suzuki
More and better jobs could be created by facilitating clean tech and renewable energy industries than relying on outdated, destructive energy sources that the world has agreed must be phased out.

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