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China will soon emit more greenhouse gases than America, but its regime knows if it caps aspirations there will be a revolution.
I see humanity now as one vast plant, needing for its highest fulfillment only love, the natural blessings of the great outdoors, and intelligent crossing and selection.
I do believe very strongly that all of us and all of the other things in the context of our planet with Mother Nature, all of these things absolutely have a profound effect.
The time is right for electric cars - in fact the time is critical.
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century than in all of previous human history.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home.
Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.
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.
In the environmental movement, every time you lose a battle it's for good, but our victories always seem to be temporary and we keep fighting them over and over again.
The hydrogen powered car, with its high fuel mileage and zero emission rate, is just one example of the products under development that will help increase our energy independence.
We need to accept the seemingly obvious fact that a toxic environment can make people sick and that no amount of medical intervention can protect us. The health care community must become a powerful political lobby for environmental policy and legislation.
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.
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
I firmly believe that we can have a healthy environment and a sustainable timber industry.
Population, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every 25 years or increases in a geometrical ratio.
I'm very concerned for the future of the earth and its amazing creatures. We've got to be careful and make sure we don't foul our own nest.
People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame - and only one - themselves.
Raising awareness on the most pressing environmental issues of our time is more important than ever.
You cannot achieve environmental security and human development without addressing the basic issues of health and nutrition.
Gro Harlem Brundtland
All is connected... no one thing can change by itself.
We may achieve climate, but weather is thrust upon us.
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.
I think so long as fossil fuels are cheap, people will use them and it will postpone a movement towards new technologies.
I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?
In Kenya women are the first victims of environmental degradation, because they are the ones who walk for hours looking for water, who fetch firewood, who provide food for their families.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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