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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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In Praise of the 15-Hour Work Week

The five-day workweek is an anachronistic relic of a time when conditions were far different than today.

David Suzuki ·


Groundbreaking Report Details Canada's Rapid Path for Renewable Transition

The ambitious shift to clean electricity would also create at least 75,000 jobs a year in construction, operation and maintenance of new wind, solar and transmission lines alone.

David Suzuki ·


Fossil Fuel Funding Is a Disastrous Investment

In the face of overwhelming evidence, ignoring the world's scientists or believing they’re somehow mistaken is an unnecessary, suicidal gamble.

David Suzuki ·


As We Battle the Ongoing Climate Crisis, We Must Address the Mental Health Crisis It’s Causing Too

We must also find ways to take care of ourselves and each other. Part of that is recognizing that if you or people around you are feeling anxious, sad or depressed, you aren't alone.

David Suzuki ·


A Planet Imperiled by Greed-Fueled Climate Crisis and War

It's sad that children have to march in the streets and protest for something as basic as survivable conditions. It's sad that young people are being sacrificed—sent to kill and be killed to protect billionaires' interests.

David Suzuki ·


Oil and Gas Industry Doesn't Care About Its Workers

It has fueled a rapidly accelerating crisis that puts the health and survival of humans and many other living beings at risk—all for the sake of enormous profits.

David Suzuki ·


Anthropocene Means The Future Is in Our Hands

Ecologists around the world are making the case for societies to change the systems that oversee development and resource extraction so that ecosystem functionality—which supports all life—can be maintained or restored.

David Suzuki ·


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 ·

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