Assorted content for your weekend reading. – Phillipe Orliange discusses the significance of inequality in the developing world as a problem for both fairness and economic development: The question of inequality has become so important because societal cohesion broadly depends upon it. It is not normal for 1% of the population to possess as much ...
Canada environmentalist David Suzuki: “The environment and climate would benefit substantially if more people gave up or at least cut down on meat and animal products”. The post David Suzuki: Eating less meat will reduce Earth’s heat appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Environmentalist David Suzuki on why fossil fuels are a bad investment for Canada. If we’re genuine about meeting the 2015 Paris Agreement climate change commitments, now is the time to divest. The post David Suzuki: Divest from damage and invest in a healthier future appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Environmentalist David Suzuki proposes a few awesome actions that would help ensure that “all Canadians have access to clean, safe water for generations to come.” The post David Suzuki: World Water Day reminds us not to take clean water for granted appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki sees change “in the air” as the infant Liberal government, labour leaders and other stakeholders reaffirm their commitment to the fight against climate change. The post David Suzuki: Change is in the air appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Environmentalist David Suzuki wonders whether the crisis of climate change can be addressed through the markets and cap-and-trade, which “also embodies the polluter pays principle.” The post David Suzuki: Will cap-and-trade slow climate change? appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Environmentalist David Suzuki argues that the recent agreement between government, industry, First Nations and environmental groups to protect the Great Bear Rainforest should have included efforts to end the “barbaric” and “disgusting” grizzly bear trophy hunt. The post David Suzuki: It’s time to protect the Great Bear Rainforest’s grizzlies appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
As you know I've long believed that Stephen Harper has got away with murder, and should be put on trial for his many crimes against Canada.And for his crimes against the planet.So I'm really happy to see that David Suzuki also believes that Harper should be jailed Read more »
David Suzuki wonders why Canadian politicians are still contemplating spending billions on new tar sands pipelines after the recent Paris climate summit confirmed that “75 to 80 per cent of known fossil fuel deposits must be left in the ground.” The post David Suzuki: Paris changed everything, so why are we still talking pipelines? appeared ...
Today, “half of all Canadians live in places with unacceptable air pollution,” most because we’re not doing enough to protect “environmental rights,” which are human rights, argues David Suzuki. The post David Suzuki: Environmental rights are human rights appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The world celebrated Canada’s new equality-conscious Liberal government and its embrace of key global issues such as climate change. Still, Canada’s environmentalists have work to do, argues David Suzuki. The post David Suzuki: We are the world; we must act on that understanding appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Our responses to the tragedies of 2015, which include the Syrian refugee crisis, racism, ignorance and the ongoing climate catastrophe, offer hope, says environmentalist David Suzuki. The post David Suzuki: Our voices and actions bring hope for the year ahead appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The Paris Agreement is the “first universal accord to spell out ways to confront climate change”, marks a global shift, argues environmentalist David Suzuki. The agreement requires Canada and other developed countries to ditch fossil fuels and embrace 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050, and developing countries by 2080. The post David Sizuki: Paris ...
David Suzuki suggests that the discourse on global warming should recognized the “intense feelings” and “grief” caused by climate change. He says: “Today’s social and environmental leaders need to understand the psychological implications of a world in distress.” The post David Suzuki: Healing humanity’s grief in the face of climate change appeared first on The ...
As talks continue at the Paris climate conference, David Suzuki sees “signs of hope for an agreement to limit the escalating effects of global warming” and a more constructive role for Canada. The post David Suzuki: UN climate talks offer hope for humanity appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
David Suzuki counts universal health care, clean energy, climate change, racial diversity and tolerance among the Canadian values and key issues worth considering before casting your vote on October 19. The post David Suzuki: Let’s vote for the values that make Canada great appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
This Thanksgiving season, David Suzuki wants us to remember this fact: ” In Canada, food waste cost estimates increased from $27 billion to $31 billion between 2010 and 2014.” The post David Suzuki: The ecological and economic costs of food waste appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
During the course of a campaign, its always good to prove your center right creds by kicking a few hippies https://t.co/Wdw5WNH7Ts — Bigcitylib (@Bigcitylib2) September 27, 2015
Even leaving aside the past politicians who we’d expect to be mentioned in an election, the Cons’ ultra-long, ultra-nasty campaign has managed to drag three of the top ten Greatest Canadians into the political muck. So who has Frederick Banting in the pool?
David Suzuki sees climate change as the biggest threat to Canadians’ health and security, urges voters to elect MPs who will be part of the solution when the go to the polls on October 19. The post David Suzuki: Vote for a better, cleaner Canada appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
David Suzuki calls out climate change deniers being funded by fossil fuel interests, urges Canadians to elect a government committed to acting on “the greatest threat humanity faces” on October 19. The post David Suzuki: Deniers are all over the map; climate realists all over the world appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Acting on the understanding that we’re part of nature, and caring for the environment, makes people healthier and happier, argues world-renowned Canadian scientist, broadcaster, activist and author, David Suzuki. The post David Suzuki: A healthy environment nurtures healthy people appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
“We need stronger environmental assessments,” says award-winning Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki, reflecting on last year’s Mount Polley disaster in British Columbia. The post David Suzuki: B.C. must heed Mount Polley disaster’s lessons appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The killing of famous Zimbabwe lion Cecil highlights an ongoing and worldwide practice that also takes place in Canada, says environmentalist David Suzuki. The post David Suzuki: Cecil the lion’s killing shines spotlight on barbaric trophy hunting appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki urges us to resist the “fossil fuel industry’s massive PR machine”, enlighten climate deniers, and continue to defend the climate. The post David Suzuki: Is the climate crisis creating a global consciousness shift? appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.