The Canadian Press

2009-10-13 | Suzuki Honorary Nobel

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Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki received a prestigious award known as the "alternative Nobel." The honor recognized Suzuki and three other activists for work to raise awareness about climate change. The 73-year-old activist said he was honored, but also torn about the award, which he called a recognition of the importance of the issue. (Suzuki -- a tireless champion of the environment -- is best known in Canada for his television and radio series and books about nature and the environment.)

Date: 2009-10-13
Placeline: VANCOUVER, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << but it's lit at the same time very very embarrassing that my country has been going backwards in terms of addressing the issue of climate change I mean we've had for 3 years now mr. Harper has never once ever in public said climate change is a serious issue that can that will affect Canada and that we've got to do something about it >>


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