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David Suzuki

David Suzuki

David Suzuki , an award-winning geneticist and broadcaster, co-founded the David Suzuki Foundation in 1990. He was a faculty member at the University of British Columbia, and is currently professor emeritus. Suzuki is widely recognized as a world leader in sustainable ecology and has received numerous awards for his work, including a UNESCO prize for science and a United Nations Environment Program medal.

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Rest Is Important, but Corporate Polluters Want Us to Stay Distracted

It’s hard to take on systems, but until we do, they'll continue to grind up nature and spit out profit where rivers, forests and meadows once stood.

David Suzuki ·


Spreading Light and Joy in 2022 as We Fight for a Better World

As light slowly returns to the Northern Hemisphere, we anticipate brighter days ahead. It’s a good time to consider the wondrous combination of forces that make life on Earth possible.

David Suzuki ·


If Our Stories Set Us Apart, We Need to Create New Ones

It’s not too late to set ourselves up to be the story’s heroes who finally take responsibility for our ailing planet

David Suzuki ·


It Will Take Much More Than Electric Cars to Fix the Climate Crisis

Resolving the climate crisis isn't just about shifting from one technology to another; it's about shifting our ways of thinking and being. It’s a point that often gets missed in conversations about major greenhouse gas emission sources.

David Suzuki ·


Trade and Investment Rules Shouldn’t Undermine Climate Ambition

Above all, COP26 delegates must understand and impress upon the world and all its organizations that it’s time to leave coal, oil and gas in the ground

David Suzuki ·


Energy Road Map Charts Challenging Course to Oil-Free Future

By 2050, 90% of global electricity generation could come from renewable sources, 70% from solar photovoltaic and wind.

David Suzuki ·


Humility, Caring and Wisdom Make a Better Future Possible

For many, the pandemic has renewed our innate appreciation for and connection to nature. People have taken to growing food on windowsills and in backyard and community gardens. We’re cultivating yeasts to bake bread and getting outside more to walk, run, swim and cycle.

David Suzuki ·


We Are Living in a Plastic World

The longer we delay phasing out fossil fuels and their byproducts, the more difficult change becomes. It’s time for new ideas.

David Suzuki ·

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