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The time is right for electric cars - in fact the time is critical.
People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame - and only one - themselves.
I think the cost of energy will come down when we make this transition to renewable energy.
A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.
John James Audubon
To be clear, climate change is a true 800 pound gorilla in the room. The effects of global warming threaten global environmental upheaval over the coming century. But for South Florida and the Everglades, it could be our death knell if urgent action is not taken.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
We have no reason to think that climate change is harmful if you look at the world as a whole. Most places, in fact, are better off being warmer than being colder. And historically, the really bad times for the environment and for people have been the cold periods rather than the warm periods.
The sooner we get started with alternative energy sources and recognize that fossil fuels makes us less secure as a nation, and more dangerous as a planet, the better off we'll be.
Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century than in all of previous human history.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
When we realize we can make a buck cleaning up the environment, it will be done!
I would point out that if you're a believer in the Bible, one would have to say the Great Flood is an example of climate change and that certainly wasn't because mankind had overdeveloped hydrocarbon energy.
Our world faces a true planetary emergency. I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it's a challenge to the moral imagination.
We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
Mother Nature comes up against reality, and the reality is that the system doesn't work.
Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
Natural gas is a better transportation fuel than gasoline, so if that's the case, it's cheaper, it's cleaner and it's a domestic resource.
T. Boone Pickens
Raising awareness on the most pressing environmental issues of our time is more important than ever.
I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
It's not unexpected that shooting massive amounts of water, sand, and chemicals at high pressure into the earth to shatter shale and release natural gas might shake things up. But earthquakes aren't the worst problem with fracking.
They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.
If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.
Joseph Wood Krutch
After all, sustainability means running the global environment - Earth Inc. - like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital.
No one is an environmentalist by birth. It is only your path, your life, your travels that awaken you.
You will die but the carbon will not; its career does not end with you. It will return to the soil, and there a plant may take it up again in time, sending it once more on a cycle of plant and animal life.
Unless we keep this planet healthy, everything else is for naught.
There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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