Sunday, April 20, 2014

David Suzuki in The Georgia Straight
Is it Time for a Real War on Cars?

Because many people, especially North Americans, can’t conceive of a world without cars for everyone, we overlook major problems caused by our private automobile obsession. We’re rightly outraged when a company like General Motors ignores faulty ignition switches in some of its vehicles, thought to have caused 13 deaths over 13 years. The massive recall that followed was justified and necessary. But as a headline on Treehugger’s website argues, “It's time for a bigger recall of a seriously defective product: The Car.” Read more: David Suzuki: Is it time for a real war on cars? | Georgia Straight, Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly

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