"Outright bans on plastic bags may not be the best solution, but education and incentives to get people to stop using them are necessary."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."David Suzuki on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."David Suzuki on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."David Suzuki on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."David Suzuki on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."David Suzuki on Oscar Wilde
"Treaties, agreements and organizations to help settle disputes may be necessary, but they often favor the interests of business over citizens."
"We're in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyone's arguing over where they're going to sit."
"The damage that climate change is causing and that will get worse if we fail to act goes beyond the hundreds of thousands of lives, homes and businesses lost, ecosystems destroyed, species driven to extinction, infrastructure smashed and people inconvenienced."
"Doing all we can to combat climate change comes with numerous benefits, from reducing pollution and associated health care costs to strengthening and diversifying the economy by shifting to renewable energy, among other measures."
"From year to year, environmental changes are incremental and often barely register in our lives, but from evolutionary or geological perspectives, what is happening is explosive change."