Entries by David Suzuki from 10/2011

Is Oil Ever Ethical?

| Posted 10.06.2011 | Canada

Ezra Levant acknowledges that exploiting and using fossil fuels has environmental impacts. Does that mean there is a hierarchy of ethical practices or that one ethical practice cancels out other unethical activities?

Occupy Wall Street's Hope for Change

| Posted 10.14.2011 | Canada Politics

Why does our economic system place a higher value on disposable and often unnecessary goods than on the things like clean air and productive soil? Sure, there's some contradiction in protesters carrying iPhones while railing against the consumer system. But this is not just about making personal sacrifices

A 56-Million-Year-Old Lesson in Climate Change

| Posted 10.21.2011 | Canada

The main difference between now and then is that now we are fuelling the current change, whereas 56 million years ago, it was a natural phenomenon -- although scientists are still not entirely sure what caused it.

Virus Is a Sign of Failure to Protect Wild Salmon

| Posted 10.27.2011 | Canada

Salmon are more than just a commodity; they are an integral part of West Coast ecosystems and culture. They provide food for marine predators and bears, eagles, and other animals along the rivers and lakes where they spawn.