Vote for a better, cleaner Canada – Science Matters

Vote for a better, cleaner Canada – Science Matters

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2015330 Views

By David Suzuki with contributions from David Suzuki Foundation Senior Editor Ian Hanington.

No matter what anyone says during this long federal election campaign, climate change is the biggest threat to Canadians’ health, security and economy. The scientific evidence is incontrovertible, the research wide-ranging and overwhelming.

Wastefully burning fossil fuels at such a rapid rate is jeopardizing the planet’s life-support systems — harming human health, destroying landscapes and habitat, causing widespread extreme weather events and contributing less to the economy and job-creation than clean energy development. Not only that, our rate of using and exporting these fuels means reserves will be depleted before long. In the meantime, as easily accessible sources run out, fossil fuels have become more difficult, dangerous, expensive and environmentally damaging to exploit.

Read More: http://www.davidsuzuki.org/blogs/science-matters/2015/09/a-better-cleaner-canada/

 

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