David Suzuki Enlists Feist and Neil Young Against Climate Change
Everyone’s favorite Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki has just announced plans to embark on what could be his final speaking tour, dubbed the “Blue Dot Tour”, and he’s bringing along a mountain of Canadian guests to back him up. On the docket? Feist, Neil Young, Margaret Atwood, the Barenaked Ladies, Grimes, Raffi (yes, the “Banana Phone” guy), Chantal Kreviazuk, Jim Cuddyare, and many, many more. The purpose? Further alerting the public about the dangers of climate change and letting Canadians know that they are entitled to the basic right of a healthy environment. The Canada-based tour starts in St. Johns, NL on September 24, and then continues to Halifax, NS; Summerside, PE; Toronto, ON; Kitchener, ON; Montreal, QC; Ottawa, ON; Thunder Bay, ON; Winnipeg, MB; Saskatoon, SK; and Edmonton, AB, finishing up on November 9 in Vancouver, BC. Tickets for the tour are available now.
Born in 1936, David Suzuki is a Canadian academic, science broadcaster, and environmental activist. He is active in the academic scene, teaching genetics at the University of British Columbus from 1963 to his retirement in 2001. He’s best known for his books and television programs about the environment, including the long-running CBC show, The Nature of Things. His 2011 book, The Legacy, won the Nautilus Book Award.
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