Science Matters

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: Transit investments drive positive change

David Suzuki: Transit investments drive positive change

Effective transit and transportation solutions can spur economic productivity, protect the environment and improve quality of life.

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David Suzuki: Will we ever learn to celebrate Earth Month?

David Suzuki: Will we ever learn to celebrate Earth Month?

We should really celebrate our small blue planet every day, but recent events give us particular cause to reflect on our home and how we’re treating it.

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David Suzuki: Citizen scientists can help monarch butterflies

David Suzuki: Citizen scientists can help monarch butterflies

We can all help ensure monarch butterflies continue this wonderful journey every year.

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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: Canada’s success depends on municipal infrastructure investments

David Suzuki: Canada’s success depends on municipal infrastructure investments

Canada’s growing cities have suffered from political indifference and inaction for too long.

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David Suzuki: Measuring progress with GDP is a gross mistake

David Suzuki: Measuring progress with GDP is a gross mistake

We deserve better indicators of societal well-being that extend beyond mere economic growth.

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David Suzuki: Trading water for fuel is fracking crazy

David Suzuki: Trading water for fuel is fracking crazy

It would be impossible to live without water. Yet, in our mad rush to extract and sell every drop of gas and oil as quickly as possible, we’re trading precious water for fossil fuels.

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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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