18.4 C
Kelowna
Friday, April 19, 2019

Politics

Home Politics

When does plant and animal species loss become a societal crisis?

When does plant and animal species loss become a societal crisis? By David Suzuki It’s heartening, in the midst of the human-caused sixth mass extinction, to...

Rapid warming deserves more than a lukewarm response

Rapid warming deserves more than a lukewarm response By David Suzuki Another week, another dramatic warning from scientists — met with shrugs all around. This time,...

As fracking booms, report finds we know little about impacts

As fracking booms, report finds we know little about impacts By David Suzuki Earthquakes, methane emissions, scarred landscapes, water depletion and contamination are just a few...

Children are fighting for their future. We must support them.

Children are fighting for their future. We must support them. By David Suzuki “And a little child shall lead them.” – Isaiah 11:6 At 16, Greta Thunberg...

Cities hold the key to reversing bee decline

Cities hold the key to reversing bee decline By David Suzuki If there’s one thing bees and many city dwellers have in common, it’s a love...

Government should heed Unist’ot’en message

Government should heed Unist’ot’en message By David Suzuki I visited the Unist’ot’en camp near Kitimat, B.C., a year ago. The people, led by Chief Freda Huson,...

Carbon, climate and corruption coalesce in concrete

Carbon, climate and corruption coalesce in concrete By David Suzuki Most of us rarely think about concrete, but it’s the foundation of modern society — from...

Renewable energy brings renewal to Indigenous communities

Renewable energy brings renewal to Indigenous communities By David Suzuki Energy is inextricably linked to a range of community issues, from health to housing. That was...

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,...