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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Coal Power Should Be Relegated to the Ash Heap of History

The climate emergency demands that we use less energy and that we get what we need from cleaner sources.

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Multiple Crises Signal the Need to Change Course

People are calling for change. It's time.

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Let's Come Together in These Physically Distancing Times

"As bad as things are, and could get, compassion and wisdom will ensure that good emerges from this."

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Failure to Address Climate Crisis Puts Children at Risk

We need to kick our fossil fuel addiction now, for our sake and the children's.

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Connecting the Dots Between the Climate and Biodiversity Crises

The polar bear has become the poster child for climate change impacts in the Arctic. Sea ice, which the bears depend on for hunting, is melting at an ever-expanding rate.

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