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
Blog
Dec 11, 2012

Let's resolve to make it a real Happy New Year

David Suzuki
Our leaders could make the coming year much brighter by paying attention to important concepts like gross national happiness and the Right to a Healthy Environment.
Blog
Dec 5, 2012
Photo: Kristen Mathias

Are we trading away our rights and environment?

David Suzuki
The inclusion of investor-state arbitration mechanisms in Canada's pending trade deals is raising concerns that we are signing away our rights over health, labour, environment and more.
Blog
Nov 27, 2012

Mega-quarry victory shows people have the power

David Suzuki
People from rural and urban communities joined to stop a mega-quarry from being built on prime Ontario farmland. It's just one example of the power people when they come together for a good cause.
Blog
Nov 21, 2012

President Obama must show some climate leadership

David Suzuki
President Obama is at least talking abut climate change. But in wanting to please everyone, he doesn't seem prepared to act on a problem he admits is very serious..
Blog
Nov 14, 2012

Life flourishes even in the cracks

David Suzuki
We need to recognize that while humans continue to build urban landscapes, we share these spaces with others species. Nature surrounds us, from parks and backyards to streets and alleyways.
Blog
Nov 7, 2012

Will we learn from Sandy?

David Suzuki
Scientists have been reluctant to attribute any one severe weather event to global warming. But the evidence is becoming hard to ignore.
Blog
Oct 30, 2012

We can learn from nature's genius

David Suzuki
We humans have been able to accomplish a lot with technology, but we've also created a lot of damage. Maybe it's time we started learning from nature rather than trying to conquer it.
Blog
Oct 9, 2012

An energy plan must be about more than just energy

David Suzuki
With federal and provincial governments cutting back on environmental protection, often in the name of economic priorities, it's time we found new ways of measuring progress.

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