David Suzuki

David Suzuki is co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, an award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster. He is also a renowned rabble-raiser.

The David Suzuki Foundation works through science and education to protect the diversity of nature and our quality of life, now and for the future.

With a goal of achieving sustainability within a generation, the Foundation collaborates with scientists, business and industry, academia, government and non-governmental organizations. We seek the best research to provide innovative solutions that will help build a clean, competitive economy that does not threaten the natural services that support all life.

David Suzuki
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Sep 15, 2021
The silhouette of a woman with her fist raised in the air. Image: Miguel Bruna/Unsplash

Let's tip the scales toward justice

David Suzuki
The best way to tilt things to the side of good is to get involved and stand up for increased human rights, real climate action, environmental protection and replacing outdated economic systems.
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Sep 8, 2021
Two children hold up signs at the global climate strike in London, England, 2019. Image: Garry Knight/Flickr

Climate-altering negligence is endangering our children

David Suzuki
The Children's Climate Risk Index shows that almost half the world's children live in countries where they face "extremely high risk" from "climate and environmental hazards, shocks and stresses."
Blog
Sep 1, 2021
Climate protest sign reading, "The climate is changing, so should we! #ActNow." Image: Markus Spiske/Unsplash

IPCC report could be a legal game-changer for climate

David Suzuki
The report's attribution findings could substantially transform the legal duty of governments to act and strengthen the ethical and human rights bases for immediate, bold regulatory measures.
Blog
Aug 11, 2021
Hydrogen-powered bus in Vancouver, 2013. Image: Michael Chu/Flickr

Hydrogen hype: climate solution or dead-end highway?

David Suzuki
Hydrogen has many applications -- including energy-intensive long-haul freight, mining and industrial processes -- and is a key component in a decarbonized future. But we need to shift the dynamic.
Blog
Aug 4, 2021
Person in hammock surrounded by trees. Image credit: Free-Photos/Pixabay

Work less, live better!

David Suzuki
Since implementation of the standard workweek in many industrialized countries, everything has changed about work except the hours -- although in some cases they've increased!
Blog
Jul 28, 2021
Nuclear Regulatory Commission chairman Stephen Burns (right) visits the Darlington nuclear power plant in Ontario, Canada. Image: Nuclear Regulatory Commission/Flickr

Is smaller better when it comes to nuclear?

David Suzuki
Given the seriousness of the climate emergency and the options for transforming our energy systems to combat it, pursuing nuclear at the expense of renewables is costly, dangerous and unnecessary.

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