Tag: David Suzuki

Neil Young attacks oil sands prior to treaty concerts

| January 12, 2014 | 1 Comment
Neil Young attacks oil sands prior to treaty concerts

Neil Young says Canada not honouring treaties with First Nations Canadian rock icon Neil Young launched a blistering attack on the Harper government and Alberta’s oilsands at a news conference on Sunday. Young said he was “shattered” after visiting a Fort McMurray industrial site he compared to the atomic bomb-devastated wreckage of Hiroshima, Japan. Joined […]

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David Suzuki says environmentalism failed. I don’t think so…

| January 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
David Suzuki says environmentalism failed. I don’t think so…

Environmentalists fighting same old battles, says David Suzuki David Suzuki has taken recently to declaring environmentalism, a cause he has championed all his life, to be a failure, a lost battle. He couldn’t be more wrong. Canada’s green icon is a very despondent Chicken Little these days. Not only is the sky falling, but humans […]

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Fukushima radiation leaks don’t stop Suzuki eating fish

| October 10, 2013 | 1 Comment
Fukushima radiation leaks don’t stop Suzuki eating fish

  Radiation plume from Fukushima disaster not expected to hit BC coast until next year By Dr. David Suzuki   Following Japan’s devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami, fear spread about risks of leaked radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant – for the health of those living in or near Fukushima or involved in cleanup […]

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David Suzuki and the rise of New Xenophobia

| July 21, 2013 | 1 Comment
David Suzuki and the rise of New Xenophobia

David Suzuki goes too far in criticism of Canada’s immigration policies By Marco Navarro-Genie   When David Suzuki hanged a big no-vacancy neon sign outside the entry gate for immigrants to Canada, he was giving birth to a new kind of xenophobia. In case you missed it, here is an English translation of what he said […]

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David Suzuki is no saint to me

| June 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
David Suzuki is no saint to me

David Suzuki column offensive and ill-timed Albertans are spitting mad at David Suzuki. The famous environmentalist and CBC host wrote a column yesterday tying Alberta flooding, in which three died, to his favourite hobby horse, climate change. “Too soon, Dave?” was a common comment heard in Tim Hortons across the province yesterday, uttered by Albertans […]

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Idle No More: David Suzuki urges PM to meet with First Nations

| December 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
Idle No More: David Suzuki urges PM to meet with First Nations

David Suzuki Foundation says Idle No More can’t be ignore Beacon Staff Reporter   As the Idle No More gains momentum across Canada, and attracts potentially embarrassing international attention, the David Suzuki Foundation has urged Prime Minister Stephen Harper to start a discussion with First Nations leaders like Chief Theresa Spence. Chief Spence of the Attawapiskat […]

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Mega-quarry victory shows people have the power

| November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mega-quarry victory shows people have the power

Melancthon Quarry: The battle of taters versus craters

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Melancthon Quarry: The battle of taters versus craters

The Ontario government ordered an environmental assessment – the first ever for a quarry in Ontario Troy Media – by David Suzuki A billion tonnes of limestone lie beneath the rural countryside in Melancthon Township, 100 kilometres north of Toronto. A plan to remove it spotlights the challenges faced everywhere when the desire to protect […]

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A Canadian energy plan must be about more than just energy

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
A Canadian energy plan must be about more than just energy

David Suzuki and “38 earthquakes” in NE BC sensational, misleading

| September 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
David Suzuki and “38 earthquakes” in NE BC sensational, misleading
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