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May 3, 2016
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Divest from damage and invest in a healthier future

David Suzuki
Banks and advisers are warning clients about the dangers of fossil-fuel-related portfolios, noting climate agreements, government regulations, reduced demand and market volatility make them risky.
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Apr 26, 2016
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A healthy biosphere means healthier humans

David Suzuki
Fitness increases your chances of staying well, but it's not a guarantee. We still have much to learn about the ways in which genetics and environmental conditions affect health.
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Apr 12, 2016
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Nature calms the brain and heals the body

David Suzuki
Spending time in nature regularly is not a panacea for mental health but it’s an essential component of health and psychological resilience.
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Mar 22, 2016

Environmental deficit tarnishes Canada's rights record

David Suzuki
With the longest coastline of any nation, Canada has a global responsibility to protect its oceans, which are threatened by failures to address carbon emissions and ensure marine protection. 
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Mar 8, 2016

Change is in the air

David Suzuki
By embracing scientific information about the warming planet and committing to avoid a catastrophic temperature increase, we create a huge opportunity that groups like the CLC propose we exploit.
Blog
Mar 1, 2016
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Will cap-and-trade slow climate change?

David Suzuki
To keep most fossil fuels in the ground - as science says we must - we need a variety of strategies. Cap-and-trade helps reduce emissions and generates money for other ways to address climate change.
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Feb 23, 2016
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Love bees -- especially the wild ones!

David Suzuki
The honeybee crisis has galvanized interest in pollinators, inspiring citizens to establish new spaces, from wild bee hotels and rooftop honeybee hives to pollinator gardens in parks and schoolyards.
Blog
Feb 16, 2016

Energy storage gives renewables a jump-start

David Suzuki
Batteries and other energy storage methods, along with power-grid improvements, make renewables competitive with fossil fuels and nuclear power -- and often more reliable, efficient and affordable.
Blog
Feb 2, 2016

Solar: A brilliant way to get energy

David Suzuki
Every hour, the sun bathes the Earth with enough energy to supply our needs for more than a year. There's no reason we can't harness more of it to cut back on polluting, climate-altering fossil fuels.
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Jan 19, 2016

Environmental rights are human rights

David Suzuki
Environmental rights are also about social justice. Many environmental problems are tied to societal inequities as people at the lower end of the socioeconomic scale are disproportionately affected.
Blog
Jan 12, 2016
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We are the world. We must act on that understanding.

David Suzuki
Even with a government sympathetic to environmental issues, we won't act deeply and quickly enough or prevent new problems because we haven't yet addressed the root of our environmental devastation.
Blog
Jan 5, 2016

Our voices and actions bring hope for the year ahead

David Suzuki
Events in 2015 taught us that when those of us who care about humanity and the planet's future stand up and speak out, we can make this small, blue world a better place for all.
Blog
Dec 15, 2015

Paris Agreement marks a global shift for climate

David Suzuki
Nations that met in Paris are responsible for over 95 per cent of global emissions. On December 12, following multiple rounds of long meetings, they revealed the final text of the Paris Agreement.
Blog
Dec 1, 2015
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UN climate talks offer hope for humanity

David Suzuki
With clean energy production and grid technology improving and costs coming down, there's no excuse to continue rapidly burning diminishing supplies of fossil fuels.

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