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Our economic system, run for profit and waste and based primarily on the extractive industries, is the cause of climate change. We have wasted the earth's treasure and we can no longer exploit it cheaply.
The climate, the economic situation, rising birth rates; none of these things give me a lot of hope or reason to be optimistic.
I talk to fashion designers and say I want some money to save the rainforest, and they say, 'Oh, I agree with you completely Vivienne. Yes, climate change, it's definitely happening,' but they don't feel that they can do anything about it; they don't even think 'Well let's stop it!'
I think there are more politicians in favor of electric cars than against. There are still some that are against, and I think the reasoning for that varies depending on the person, but in some cases, they just don't believe in climate change - they think oil will last forever.
We now see numerous examples of brands working together to address issues such as environmental degradations, climate control, pollution, poverty and disease.
The civil rights movement was very important in my house, and then Vietnam was very important 'cause there were two boys, so I came of age during a very heated political climate.
America's experience, like many others, teaches us that fostering entrepreneurship is not just about crafting the right economic policy or developing the best educated curricula. It's about creating an entire climate in which innovation and ideas flourish.
We really need to kick the carbon habit and stop making our energy from burning things. Climate change is also really important. You can wreck one rainforest then move, drain one area of resources and move onto another, but climate change is global.
Raising ambition in 2014 is crucial for arriving at a meaningful climate agreement in 2015.
And I think most people in this country want to see a president that's got the courage to say we're going to cut the tax burden, and reduce the regulatory climate, and we're going to get Americans working.
Unfortunately, things are different in climate science because the arguments have become heavily politicised. To say that the dogmas are wrong has become politically incorrect.
I can't really change for a climate. I've got to be Theophilus London in any weather.
We have made great strides, but somehow we've got to create a climate so that everybody can do well, not just some.
When it comes to dealing with the world's climate and energy challenges, I have a simple rule: change America, change the world.
As far as I'm aware, everybody in the shadow cabinet accepts that there's a compelling case on climate change and a strong scientific case.
I think governments will increasingly be tempted to rely on Silicon Valley to solve problems like obesity or climate change because Silicon Valley runs the information infrastructure through which we consume information.
Climate change might be disastrous, but does that mean we want carbon taxes that raise the price of a gallon of heating oil to $10? And how exactly will those taxes affect economic growth?
Investing now in safe-guarding people by helping them to adapt to climate change, will help save money and lives while building resilience.
The U.S. has historically been the world's largest contributor to climate change.
The world can't have a global solution to climate change with U.S. action alone; and the world can't have a global solution without U.S. action.
You always have to be worried about something that is considered a so-called 'scientific theory' that fits every scenario. Climate change, as they've defined it, can never be disproved.
The climate in the '50s and '60s for black performers or black people in the entertainment business was atrocious. It was atrocious.
The fact that the climate is getting warmer doesn't scare me at all. There's no reason why one should be scared.
The bottom line is that when Senator Inhofe says, 'Global warming is a hoax,' he is just dead wrong, according to the vast majority of climate scientists.
In the case of climate change, the threat is long-term and diffuse and requires broad international action for the benefit of people decades in the future. And in politics, the urgent always trumps the important, and that is what makes it a very difficult and challenging issue.
John F. Kennedy
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