Dr. David Suzuki is Canada’s most iconic environmentalist and at 81 he’s more passionate than ever about saving the world for his grandchildren — and yours. Suzuki talked with Mark Leiren-Young about alternate facts, toxic whales, taking the heat off the planet and putting it on politicians and more. Listen to the podcast.
On its 70th anniversary, the UN still pushing for Sustainable Development goals.
Together, we can bring monarch butterflies back from the brink.
Suzuki will join hundreds of people who will paddle down the Peace River to protest construction of the Site C dam.
Earth has existed for 4.5 billion years, humans for somewhere around 150,000. But in my brief lifetime — less than 80 years — human populations have exploded exponentially, from two…
For Canada, it’s a time to celebrate the rich marine life in three great oceans off the longest coastline of any nation.
We’re just beginning to realize the full potential of using technology to connect curiosity and concern for the planet with meaningful scientific pursuits.
Plastic has made life more convenient, but many of us remember a time when we got along fine without it.
We may never experience the kind of deadly pollution China is struggling with, but we can do a lot to make sure our air, water and soil are as clean as possible.
Those who profit from our continued reliance on fossil fuels will do what they can to convince us to stay on their expensive, destructive road. It’s up to all of us to help change course.
The Canadian experience is fast becoming focused on glass and concrete.
Reducing the amount of plastic we dump into oceans is a challenge we can meet. Let’s get on it.
A diversified economy and citizens’ right to a healthy environment are more important than short-term profits for multinational corporations.
With oil prices plunging to below $50, the consequences of a petro-fuelled economy are hitting home.
Our leaders need to stop focusing on short-term profits from fossil fuels and start engaging in serious conversations about our energy future.
Canada is a wealthy country, but deplorable conditions still persist in hundreds of First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities.
Will we take advantage of clean energy and conservation or remain stuck in the old way of just blindly burning our way through?
More than half the world’s nations already recognize environmental rights. It’s time for Canada to live up to its values and join this growing global movement.