David Suzuki is co-Founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster. He is renowned for his radio and television programs that explain the complexities of the natural sciences in a compelling, easily understood way. Swedens parliament recently honored David Suzuki with the Right Livelihood Award, an international award also known as the alternative Nobel Prize, for his environmental work. Suzuki was celebrated for his lifetime advocacy of the socially responsible use of science, and for his massive contribution to raising awareness about the perils of climate change and building public support for policies to address it.
"Greening the North American Energy Relationship: Building a Stronger U.S.-Canada Environmental Partnership" a conference supported by UCLA and the Government of Canada opens a window on where we are now on the policy front and how energy companies, from petroleum producers to nuclear power producers, are working on solutions for the future. The conference will attract business, investors, government officials, non-governmental organizations and the media.