Air and Climate

David Suzuki: Addressing global warming is an economic necessity

David Suzuki: Addressing global warming is an economic necessity

Pitting the natural environment against the human-invented economy and placing higher value on the latter is foolish.

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Why are Obama and Harper so out of sync on carbon emissions?

Why are Obama and Harper so out of sync on carbon emissions?

Jeff Rubin compares two national energy policies going in different directions.

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David Suzuki: Yes, pipeline spills are good for the economy

David Suzuki: Yes, pipeline spills are good for the economy

Scientists around the world have been warning us for decades about the consequences of our wasteful lifestyles.

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David Suzuki: Mounting climate evidence underscores the need to act

David Suzuki: Mounting climate evidence underscores the need to act

The scientific evidence is overwhelming: climate change is here, and unless we curb behaviours that contribute to it, it will get worse.

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David Suzuki: Only with political will can we avoid the worst of climate change

David Suzuki: Only with political will can we avoid the worst of climate change

A clean energy revolution is already underway and, as the world comes to grips with the need to change, it will inevitably spread.

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Mercury in Canada’s Arctic: Why we should be paying closer attention

Mercury in Canada’s Arctic: Why we should be paying closer attention

New study finds increased mercury level Arctic marine birds due to climate change.

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Are oil production emissions bad for your health? Ask Alberta’s energy regulator

Are oil production emissions bad for your health? Ask Alberta’s energy regulator

Report concludes that odours from bitumen tanks in Peace River are causing health issues for nearby residents.

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At least we solved the ozone crisis … oh, wait

At least we solved the ozone crisis … oh, wait

Scientists have identified four new man-made gases that may be depleting the ozone layer.

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David Suzuki: We can’t just geoengineer our way out of climate change

David Suzuki: We can’t just geoengineer our way out of climate change

Now that climate change has become undeniable, with consequences getting worse daily, many experts are eyeing solutions.

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David Suzuki: Will thorium save us from climate change?

David Suzuki: Will thorium save us from climate change?

All nuclear power remains expensive, unwieldy and difficult to integrate with intermittent renewables – and carries risks for weapons proliferation. But if the choice is between keeping nuclear power facilities running or shutting them down and replacing them with coal-fired power plants, the nuclear option is best for the climate.

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