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Biofuels such as ethanol require enormous amounts of cropland and end up displacing either food crops or natural wilderness, neither of which is good.
Yet, despite our many advances, our environment is still threatened by a range of problems, including global climate change, energy dependence on unsustainable fossil fuels, and loss of biodiversity.
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 think so long as fossil fuels are cheap, people will use them and it will postpone a movement towards new technologies.
It appears to be a law that you cannot have a deep sympathy with both man and nature.
Henry David Thoreau
There are plenty of problems in the world, and doubtless climate change - or whatever the currently voguish phrase for it all is - certainly is one of them. But it's low on my list.
P. J. O'Rourke
Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.
Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth.
If we gave up eating beef we would have roughly 20 to 30 times more land for food than we have now.
Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
We may achieve climate, but weather is thrust upon us.
No one should be able to enter a wilderness by mechanical means.
We don't have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment.
We assume that everything's becoming more efficient, and in an immediate sense that's true; our lives are better in many ways. But that improvement has been gained through a massively inefficient use of natural resources.
I'm anti-tax, but I'm pro-carbon tax.
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.
You cannot achieve environmental security and human development without addressing the basic issues of health and nutrition.
Gro Harlem Brundtland
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.
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 think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
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.
Mother Nature is not sweet.
John Shelby Spong
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.
Environmentalism is a form of pagan fundamentalism. These green wackos are fanatics like al-Quaida. Just like them.
G. Gordon Liddy
In fact, because of their connection to the land, farmers do more to protect and preserve our environment than almost anyone else. They are some of the best environmentalists around.
John F. Kennedy
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