I mean, I remember in March seeing on the news reports about the hurricanes, the crazy storms that were hitting a huge portion of the continental U. Losing my future is not like losing an election, or a few points on the stock market.
Then why do you go out and do the things you tell us not to do? And borders and governments will never change that. All this is happening before our eyes and yet we act as if we have Severn suzuki address the time we want and all the solutions. This message is loud and clear. You grown-ups say you love us, but I challenge you.
But I challenge you, please, make your actions reflect your words. To share, not be greedy. Then why do you go out and do the things you tell us not to do? I am only a child, yet I know if all the money spent on war was spent on finding environmental answers, ending poverty, and finding treaties, what a wonderful place this earth would be.
And now we hear of animals and plants going extinct every day- vanishing forever. Earth Summit that took place in Rio de Janeiro.
Coming here today, I have no hidden agenda. In my life, I have dreamt of seeing the great herds of wild animals, jungles and rain forests full of birds and butterflies, but now I wonder of they will even exist for my children to see.
Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. I am here to speak for all generations to come. We are a group of 12 and 13 year olds trying to make a difference: We have social unrest.
We buy and throw away, buy and throw away, buy and throw away, and yet Northern countries will not share with the needy. Not to hurt other creatures. I am here to speak on behalf of the starving children around the world whose cries go unheard. Losing my future is not like losing an election or a few points on the stock market.
Severn Cullis-Suzuki, we thank you for being with us, and for being there 20 years ago in Rio de Janeiro. Are we even on your list of priorities?
Coming up here today, I have no hidden agenda. Talk about the significance of this project and the role of activists in stopping it. The list could go on for two days. So, in the face of this looming crisis, does it give you much hope at all that the world leaders are couching this agreement in such weak terms?
In Canada, we live the privileged life with plenty of food, water and shelter.
I am here to speak for all generations to come. I want you to realize, neither do you. I am here to speak for all generations to come.
I used to go fishing in Vancouver, my home, with my Dad until just a few years ago we found the fish full of cancers. Then why do you go out and do the things you tell us not to do?
I used to go in—I used to go fishing in Vancouver, my home, with my dad, until just a few years ago we found the fish full of cancers. Twenty years have passed, and everybody wants to know what have we done, how have we progressed.
Under my administration, America is producing more oil today than at any time in the last eight years. We are your own children. In my country, we make so much waste. We are your own children.Severn is married and lives with her husband and two children in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands.
Severn Cullis-Suzuki is the main character in the documentary film Severn, the Voice of Our Children, directed by Jean-Paul Jaud and released theatrically in. Hello, I'm Severn Suzuki speaking for "ECO" -- the Environmental Children’s Organization. We are a group of 12 and 13 year-olds trying to make a difference:.
Severn Cullis-Suzuki is an environment and culture activist and author. She works on issues related to intergenerational justice and reconciling our relationship with Earth.
Severn lives on the archipelago of Haida Gwaii with her husband and her two sons where she is studying the endangered Haida language in the Skidegate dialect with elders. AMY GOODMAN: Severn Cullis-Suzuki, then at the age of 12 delivering her famous address at the first U.N.
Earth Summit that took place in Rio de Janeiro. The video of her address. Aug 16, · As a youth, Severn co-hosted the children's television series Suzuki's NatureQuest. Currently, Severn lives on the Pacific Westcoast archipelago of. Severn Cullis- Suzuki UN Speech Severn Cullis- Suzuki present an environmental protest to the UN in at the earth Summit n Rio Centro.
She emphasises the importance of nature including its animals and how we, the human race, are destroying our planet. Suzuki explains the importance of being aware of our impact on the Earth.Download