Adopting a national zero-emission standard and investing in clean car manufacturing could save Canada's car industry and help counter the climate crisis.
Dr. David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster, author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation. He is Companion to the Order of Canada and a recipient of UNESCO's Kalinga Prize for science, the United Nations Environment Program medal, the 2009 Right Livelihood Award, and Global 500. Dr. Suzuki is Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and holds 26 honorary degrees from universities around the world. He is familiar to television audiences as host of the long-running CBC television program The Nature of Things, and to radio audiences as the original host of CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks, as well as the acclaimed series It's a Matter of Survival and From Naked Ape to Superspecies. His written work includes more than 52 books, 19 of them for children. Dr. Suzuki lives with his wife, Dr. Tara Cullis, and family in Vancouver, B.C.
Something's wrong when a small number of jobs and the interests of foreign companies are more important to our national interest than the environment.
04/19/2018 13:41 EDT
The audit is clear that Canada's climate is "becoming warmer and wetter, and extreme weather events are becoming more frequent."
04/09/2018 10:11 EDT
Scientists are researching ways of cleaning up some ocean plastic, but say the only way to adequately address the problem is to stop it at its source.
04/02/2018 10:17 EDT
Even though trucks and other large vehicles are useful for many types of work, they're often unnecessary as personal vehicles.
03/23/2018 10:34 EDT
Canada has more freshwater per capita than most countries, but not as much as we might think, and that's a problem.
03/16/2018 09:42 EDT
Community-led renewable energy projects provide a way for people to become active producers of energy rather than just passive ratepayers or consumers.
03/09/2018 10:56 EST
Logical fallacies, misinformation and lies designed to support destructive industries by duping the gullible and muddying the waters are unconscionable.
03/01/2018 15:57 EST
Studies show we must refrain from burning most fossil fuel reserves to avoid catastrophic warming.
02/23/2018 09:37 EST
Legislation and regulations should also be developed, with First Nations as equal partners, to hold the federal government accountable
02/16/2018 11:48 EST
Could the same six-legged creatures that form the backbone of ecosystem services also help minimize humanity's environmental footprint?
02/07/2018 10:25 EST
Research indicates a 24 to 50 per cent risk of southern resident orca extinction this century if conditions don't change.
01/31/2018 11:17 EST
In Angel Gurria we have one of the world's most influential economists urging dramatic climate action, including a higher, and rising, price on carbon.
01/25/2018 10:53 EST
Canada must meet its commitments to reduce greenhouse gases and improve relations with Indigenous Peoples.
01/18/2018 09:48 EST
We can make positive changes if we co-operate, but it will take action from all of humanity, and it needs to start now.
01/15/2018 12:20 EST
How did "throw-away," "disposable" and "planned obsolescence" become part of product design and marketing? It was deliberate.
01/11/2018 12:13 EST
Often it seems politicians prioritize corporate interests over those of the citizens who elected them.
12/21/2017 09:10 EST
To people like Stephen Harper, the economy is more important than the air that provides weather and climate, and enables us to live
12/06/2017 14:49 EST
Any real comparison between oilsands and lithium batteries shows that oilsands products are by far the most destructive.
11/29/2017 10:41 EST
Continuing construction is bad public policy, and it's not too late to halt it.
11/16/2017 18:23 EST
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