Entries by David Suzuki from 01/2012

Can Our Government Get it Right in 2012?

| Posted 01.04.2012 | Canada Politics

Governments set priorities, many of them based on where they allocate money and resources. In Canada, governments have promoted the idea that a strong economy is the most important consideration and that to have prosperity we must put the interests of corporations above those of citizens. This is backwards.

Screw the Environment! The Pipeline Will Hurt Our Economy.

| Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada Politics

Not only have hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs been lost over the past few years, Canada has also been missing out on opportunities to join the boom in production of renewable-energy technology.

What's So Radical About Caring for the Earth?

| Posted 01.18.2012 | Green

Is it radical to care for our country, our world, our children and grandchildren, our future? It seems more radical for a government to come out swinging in favour of an industrial project in advance of public hearings into that project.

Enough Fighting, Canada's Oil Industry Needs a Plan

| Posted 01.25.2012 | Canada

The ongoing pipeline debates have become mired in conspiracy theories, distractions, and misinformation. We Canadians have to remember that oil corporations -- whether they're from China, the U.S., Canada, or wherever -- are tenants on our land, not landlords. We should be calling the shots.