At the time, it was suggested that the foundation focus on schools, but Suzuki rebuffed that, figuring there was “no time, given the grave and imminent threats to our ecosystems.”
Well, Suzuki is now saying that he figured wrong; that the doom and gloom mentality was the wrong message to send to young people.
Now he’s shifted gears and is preaching a back-to-nature approach.
Better late than never.
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