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David Suzuki on Rio+20, ‘Green Economy’ & Why Planet’s Survival Requires Undoing Its Economic Model | DemocracyNow!

As the Rio+20 Earth Summit — the largest U.N. conference ever — ends in disappointment, we’re joined by the leading Canadian scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster David Suzuki. As host of the long-running CBC program, “The Nature of Things,” seen in more than 40 countries, Suzuki has helped educate millions about the rich biodiversity of the planet and the threats it ...

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Suzuki: ‘Absurd’ to Let Corporations Profit in Name of ‘Saving Planet’ | Common Dreams

by Tony Saxon GUELPH, Ontario — Allowing economic forces to be a role player in saving the environment is “absurd,” says Canada’s most prominent environmentalist. Suzuki in this undated file photo. “It’s absolutely absurd to make money about saving lives. Crazy,” Suzuki said, in response to comments from fellow panelists at University of Guelph. David Suzuki made the comment Thursday ...

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