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You may not like insects, but you need them

You may not like insects, but you need them By David Suzuki An alarming scientific review has found human activity is driving insects to extinction. When...

Children should be seen and heard

Children should be seen and heard By David Suzuki Summer 2018 was Sweden’s hottest since record-keeping began more than 260 years ago — marked by drought,...

Winter weather doesn’t disprove global warming

Winter weather doesn’t disprove global warming By David Suzuki Weather and climate aren’t the same. It’s one thing for people who spend little or no time...

Diet for a healthy planet and people

Diet for a healthy planet and people By David Suzuki Just as avoiding climate catastrophe isn’t the only reason to phase out fossil fuels, it’s not...

Canadian pipeline push promotes false and misleading claims

Canadian pipeline push promotes false and misleading claims By David Suzuki An Angus Reid poll found 58 per cent of Canadians think lack of pipeline capacity...

Pipeline blockade is a sign of deeper troubles

Pipeline blockade is a sign of deeper troubles By David Suzuki Recent controversy over a natural gas pipeline blockade and the differing priorities of hereditary chiefs...

Political climate is heating up

Political climate is heating up By David Suzuki Global warming isn’t a partisan issue — or it shouldn’t be. The many experts issuing dire warnings about...

Politicians who deny reality aren’t fit to lead

Politicians who deny reality aren’t fit to lead By David Suzuki When faced with conclusive evidence of a major threat to citizens, a true leader would...

Decades of denial and stalling have created a climate crunch

Decades of denial and stalling have created a climate crunch By David Suzuki In a 1965 speech to members, American Petroleum Institute president Frank Ikard outlined...

Ocean study criticism shows benefits of scientific method

Ocean study criticism shows benefits of scientific method By David Suzuki Errors in a recent ocean warming study illustrate global warming’s complexity. They also show the...