David Suzuki Makes An Emotional Plea On NZ Close Up TV

Interviewed by Tim LynchNovember 12, 2010
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 But “Do not give up - we can never give up!”

Forty years of calling out climate
change and what we are doing to our planet - he's now very emotionally charged, because we the public have been lied to by the fossil fuel industry,
just like the cigarette industry before that, when both industries knew that there huge problems relating to their product, especially with global
warming - and as far back as the early 1990’s.

The Death Zone

He states now that we have entered the Death Zone - that there are multiple tipping points that we have passed over - that we must not give up in despair
- not become disheartened - no matter what!

50 thousand species are becoming extinct a year. But, where is the media? They don’t mention this, but if the NZ dollar goes up a few percentage points
or down a few percentage points it’s splashed over the front page and on TV.

He states that we have to disentangle from the global economy, produce our own food and clothing and localise more.

So as a 74 years old (then) - now 80 years old - he has nothing to lose - all he wants to say to his children and grandchildren when they gather around
his death bed is … I did my best.

A no holds barred interview 5 minutes!

David Suzuki on Close Up from Our Planet on Vimeo.


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Tim Lynch

Tim Lynch, is a New Zealander, who is fortunate in that he has whakapapa, or a bloodline that connects him to the Aotearoan Maori. He has been involved as an activist for over 40 years - within the ecological, educational, holistic, metaphysical, spiritual & nuclear free movements. He sees the urgency of the full spectrum challenges that are coming to meet us, and is putting his whole life into being an advocate for todays and tomorrows children. 'To Mobilise Consciousness.'

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