Persecuted during Harper’s divisive politics, Canada’s environmentalists look forward to a renewed relationship with the Justin Trudeau federal government, says David Suzuki.
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Pope Francis’ recent encyclical on climate change contains a “scientifically and morally valid call for radical change”, says environmentalist David Suzuki.
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What is your carbon footprint? Each Canadian causes 15 tons of CO2 emission per year, American 18 tons, Australian 17 tons, Dutch 11 tons, German 9 tons, British 8 tons, Chinese 6 tons, Indian 2 tons. How much of these emissions are caused by business travels? What can you do to reduce your business travel . . . → Read More: Carbon49 – Sustainability for Canadian businesses: Four Ways to Reduce Your Business Travel Carbon Footprint
This fills in the blanks on many levels. Some folks will be tad upset with the ‘Reality Check’ but it is time to defrag and tune up grass roots response to criminal corporate destruction of the environment.
Naomi Klein Takes on the Big Greens
In Jonathan Franzen’s . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: This Changes Something
I have written this piece in an attempt to evaluate the actual contribution to society of a prominent Canadian who espouses extreme right-wing views. I feel it is important, from time to time, to compare actual performance to stated principles. If you find this critique of interest, please send the link to others. Nick One . . . → Read More: A Different Point of View….: WILL THE REAL GWYN MORGAN PLEASE STAND UP!
By Dr. David Suzuki | Published by Troy Media on Feb. 13, 2013: When the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform exploded in 2010, killing 11 people and spewing massive amounts of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, it cost more than $40 billion to mop up the mess. In Canada, an oil company would be liable . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Harper Government must heed environment commissioner’s warnings: David Suzuki
Even though Canada has the tar sands it is still possible for the Canadian economy to lower it’s carbon output. According to some recent research into the matter by The David Suzuki Foundation, Canada can compete better with existing low-carbon economies by focusing on being more environmentally friendly and using alternative energy solutions to the . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Canada Can Easily Have a Low Carbon Economy
…which explains why the Canadian government is Hell-and-High-Water-bent on building a pipeline, any pipeline, anywhere.
First, the stats
Over the past few months, new stories have noted that Canada’s oil sector isn’t getting full price for its heavy oil — in large part because American pipelines are well-supplied with newly-flowing tight oil (“shale oil”) from . . . → Read More: Eclectic Lip: Alberta oil selling at 50% discount to world price…
by David Suzuki Foundation: Dear Prime Minister Harper, Two years ago, under your leadership, Canada endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, despite initially voting against it at the UN General Assembly. Canada’s decision to reverse its position to support international efforts that recognize and protect the rights of indigenous peoples . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: David Suzuki Foundation supports Idle No More movement
Just like the title says, to illustrate the ridiculousness of the pro oil-sands lobbying group Ethical Oil and their request to the CRA to investigate Canada’s premier Environmental Protection Group, the David Suzuki Foundation, for “political and partisan activity” I will use a simple analogy: Say that you had a village full of yokels and . . . → Read More: Ethical Oil claims David Suzuki Foundation’s activities are un-ethical
During the 2012 federal budget, the Conservative government allocated $8 million to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to crackdown on charities engaged in “political activities.” The purge has begun. Yesterday, the right-wing Big Oil lobby group, EthicalOil.org, dispatched a 44-page … Continue reading →
Cross-posted from the David Suzuki Foundation's Science Matters blog. By David Suzuki with contributions from David Suzuki Foundation Editorial and Communications Specialist Ian Hanington.
Let's suppose the world's legitimate scientific institutions and academies, climate scientists, and most of the world's governments are wrong.
Maybe, as some people have argued, they're . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Climate Change Denial Isn’t About Science, or Even Skepticism
Some of the biggest CEOs in Canada come together for the Walmart Green Student Challenge. I took this rare opportunity to ask them: Where is sustainability going for Canadian industries? Walmart, Coca-Cola, and Unilever already share best practices for their common goals in sustainability. Now they want to see more suppliers come on board.
. . . → Read More: Carbon49 – a blog on sustainability for Canadian businesses: Three CEOs in One Room: Walmart, Coca-Cola, Unilever