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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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Alberta citizens wanted for dialogue on water and our changing climate

Alberta citizens wanted for dialogue on water and our changing climate

Alberta Climate Dialogue is recruiting participants for February 22 event at the University of Lethbridge.

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Climate change will endanger caribou habitat, study says

Climate change will endanger caribou habitat, study says

University of Calgary professor co-authors a global reindeer and caribou population analysis that offers some worrisome conclusions.

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David Suzuki: Philippines tragedy shows urgency of Warsaw climate summit

David Suzuki: Philippines tragedy shows urgency of Warsaw climate summit

We’re exhausting Earth’s finite resources and pushing global ecosystems to tipping points. The only hindrance to developing a fair, ambitious and legally binding climate plan for the world is lack of political will.

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David Suzuki: IPCC report shows action on climate change is critical

David Suzuki: IPCC report shows action on climate change is critical

Scientists are more certain now than in 2007 that humans are largely responsible for global warming, and that it’s getting worse and poses a serious threat to humanity.

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Is geoengineering a silver bullet for climate change?

Is geoengineering a silver bullet for climate change?

Rather than rationalizing our continued use of fossil fuels in the false belief that technology will enable us to carry on with our destructive ways, we really need governments, scientists and industry to start taking climate change and greenhouse gas emissions seriously.

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David Suzuki: Could hockey become an endangered sport?

David Suzuki: Could hockey become an endangered sport?

Unless we rein in greenhouse gas emissions, outdoor skating in parts of Canada could be history within the next 50 to 100 years.

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David Suzuki: After 25 years, it’s time to stop spinning our wheels

David Suzuki: After 25 years, it’s time to stop spinning our wheels

Every year that we stall makes it more costly and challenging, with increasing negative impacts on humans and our environment.

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Climate change deniers are almost extinct

Climate change deniers are almost extinct

According to a recent poll, only two per cent of Canadians reject the overwhelming scientific evidence that Earth is warming at alarming rates

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People are getting sick of environmental destruction

People are getting sick of environmental destruction

We’ve long known that environmental factors contribute to disease, especially contamination of air, water, and soil. Scientists are now learning the connection is stronger than we realized.

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