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Stories by Dr. David Suzuki
David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster, author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation.
As Trump Empowers Big Oil and Pushes Climate Denial, Wind and Solar Surge
Posted on: Mar 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet
Still, in the face of powerful opponents who reject science, this is no time for complacency.
How a Culture of Overworking Leads to Environmental Destruction
Posted on: Feb 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet
A lot of our work is unnecessary and often destructive, depleting resources and destroying ecosystems.
The Only Way to Understand Climate Change in a Post-Truth World
Posted on: Feb 11, 2017, Source: AlterNet
With "alternative facts" gaining traction, the door to misinformation is wide open.
How Anthropocentrism Puts All Species at Risk—Including Ours
Posted on: Feb 4, 2017, Source: AlterNet
Humans are one species among countless others, and we are all interconnected and interdependent.
How Biomimicry Can Help Create a More Sustainable World
Posted on: Jan 21, 2017, Source: AlterNet
As the world continues to warm, we must move beyond our outdated ways.
5 Steps Society Must Take to Avoid the Worst Impacts of Climate Change
Posted on: Jan 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet
Make no mistake: Humanity is on a collision course. We must heed the warnings and act before it's too late.
Here's Why We Should Stop Giving Things as Gifts for the Holidays
Posted on: Dec 21, 2016, Source: AlterNet
All the stuff humans have produced adds up to more than all the living matter on the planet.
Why So-Called 'World Class' Oil Spill Response Is Anything But
Posted on: Dec 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet
The disturbing truth behind fossil fuel industry propaganda.
How Do We Overcome Polluted Public Discourse When Climate Deniers Are Now in Charge?
Posted on: Nov 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet
The challenge is to improve conversations and create positive change in an age of online bickering, propaganda and entrenched positions.
Extinction Crisis Signals It's Time to Change Course
Posted on: Nov 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet
As the human population continues to increase, animal numbers are falling.
Presidential Debates That Ignore Climate Threat Are a Punch in the Face to Humanity
Posted on: Nov 2, 2016, Source: AlterNet
"Fiddling while the world burns."
By 2050, Two-Thirds of Humans Will Be Crammed Into Cities: Urban Farms Can Help
Posted on: Oct 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Urban agriculture won’t resolve all our food problems, but it could help take pressure off rural land.
Climate Deniers' Claim That More Carbon Dioxide Is Good Because It's Plant Food Is a Bunch of Hot Air
Posted on: Oct 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Climate deniers use simplistic arguments to promote continued fossil fuel use.
Consumers Urged to Avoid Buying Salmon to Let Depleted Fisheries Recover
Posted on: Sep 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Coastal ecosystems and wildlife are impacted by disappearing salmon.
Airline Emissions Are Flying Way Too High: Can New Technologies and Carbon Reductions Help?
Posted on: Sep 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Experts project aircraft emissions could triple by 2050.
Humans Are Super Predators, but Unlike Wild Predators, We Can't Manage Complex Ecosystems
Posted on: Sep 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Wild predators can regulate and uphold natural ecosystem balances. In this regard, the human super predator is failing miserably.
From Ecosystems to Species to Cultures, Diversity Is Key to Survival
Posted on: Sep 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet
From microscopic genes to large-scale biological systems, and from natural ecosystems to human communities, diversity brings strength and resilience in the face of ever-changing conditions.
How Urban Farming Is Revolutionizing Our Cities and Food System
Posted on: Aug 30, 2016, Source: EcoWatch
Urban agriculture won't resolve all food production and distribution problems, but it could take pressure off rural land while providing other advantages.
From Global Temps to Clean Energy, Broken Records Define the Climate Crisis
Posted on: Jul 14, 2016, Source: DeSmogBlog
Global average temperatures are hitting record highs—but so is renewable energy.
Will Vegans Save the World? Eating Less Meat Will Reduce Earth’s Heat
Posted on: May 26, 2016, Source: DeSmogBlog
The environment and climate would benefit substantially if more people gave up or at least cut down on meat and animal products—especially in over-consuming Western societies
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