Dr. David Suzuki

Dr. David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster, author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation. He is Companion to the Order of Canada and a recipient of UNESCO's Kalinga Prize for science, the United Nations Environment Program medal, the 2009 Right Livelihood Award, and Global 500. Dr. Suzuki is Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and holds 27 honorary degrees from universities around the world. He is familiar to television audiences as host of the long-running CBC television program The Nature of Things, and to radio audiences as the original host of CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks, as well as the acclaimed series It's a Matter of Survival and From Naked Ape to Superspecies. His written work includes more than 52 books, 19 of them for children. Dr. Suzuki lives with his wife, Dr. Tara Cullis, and family in Vancouver, B.C.
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| April 23, 2014
“There is a clear message from science: To avoid dangerous interference with the climate system, we need to move away from business as usual...
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| April 16, 2014
Because many people, especially North Americans, can’t conceive of a world without cars for everyone, we overlook major problems caused by our...
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| April 9, 2014
Some argue we must choose between “growing” the economy and protecting the planet. In response...
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| April 1, 2014
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Scientists at the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel, Germany, studied five geoengineering schemes and concluded they’re “either relatively ineffective with limited warming reductions, or they have potentially severe side effects and cannot be stopped without causing rapid climate change.” Photo credit: James Jordan/Creative Commons

| March 18, 2014
Now that climate change has become undeniable, with consequences getting worse daily, many experts are eyeing solutions. Some are...
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| March 4, 2014
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| February 28, 2014
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| February 18, 2014
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| February 11, 2014
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| February 4, 2014
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| January 28, 2014
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| January 21, 2014
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| January 15, 2014
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