David Suzuki Quotes

With the growing urgency of climate change, we cannot have it both ways. We cannot shout from the rooftops about the dangers of global warming and then turn around and shout even louder about the "dangers" of windmills.

 
Context
Many environmentalists who urgently tried to reduce man’s use of fossil fuels, objected when clean energy windmills were proposed. They objected to the possible damage to flying birds and the aesthetic degradation of the landscape.
David Suzuki
David Suzuki
  • Born: March 24, 1936
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Profession: Scientist

David Takayoshi Suzuki CC OBC FRSC is a Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist. Suzuki earned a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Chicago in 1961, and was a professor in the genetics department at the University of British Columbia from 1963 until his retirement in 2001. Since the mid-1970s, Suzuki has been known for his television and radio series, documentaries and books about nature and the environment. He is best known as host of the popular and long-running CBC Television science program The Nature of Things, seen in over 40 countries. He is also well known for criticizing governments for their lack of action to protect the environment.