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Rick Smith

Canadian Climate Institute

For more than twenty years, Rick Smith has worked to protect people from the damaging impacts of pollution. He is President of the Canadian Climate Institute, the Canadian government's climate change policy advisor. He has written 2 books on the topic of toxic chemicals in the human body including the international best-seller "Slow Death by Rubber Duck", which the Washington Post said “is hard-hitting in a way that turns your stomach and yet also instills hope.” Previously the Executive Director of Environmental Defence Canada, Rick has a Ph.D. in biology and is an Executive Producer of "Plastic People: The Hidden Crisis of Microplastics", a movie that originated with a feature article Rick wrote in which he tested his own body for microplastic particles.

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Events featuring Rick Smith
Events featuring Rick Smith