Climate Change Quotes

“The only way for every nation to put itself first is to lock arms with all other nations and move forward together.”

– Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister, Republic of Fiji


Posted: 11.17.2017

“The heart of the issue is not the emission of CO2, but where CO2 goes, and what it does when it gets there. Utilizing only CO2 emission reductions as the acceptable mechanism to prevent future harm is an illusionary and false trail to a better future.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 11.16.2017

It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.

– Mark Twain


Posted: 11.15.2017

“What is the balance point we want to strike between birth rate, longevity, resource capability, and TSR capacity?”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 11.14.2017

“The fundamental idea of design is to make the world a better place.”

– Bruce Mau


Posted: 11.13.2017

“The Shift Age is the age when humanity alters its sense in relation to our planet. This goes way beyond what we think of as the environmentalism of today. It is a much more long-term stewardship point of view. All of our previous history has been about economic growth, and use of the planet’s resources for our immediate needs. The Earth seemed to be unlimited in its space, resources and ability to absorb whatever humanity did. No longer.”

– David Houle from “Entering the Shift Age” (2013)


Posted: 11.10.2017

“In this case, the goal is even greater, for it is a matter of survival. Human civilization and survival may well be the context for moving forward as it outdoes politics, religion, economics, policy, and nationalism.”

This Spaceship Earth Co-Founder Tim Rumage


Posted: 11.09.2017

“The earth belongs to each generation… no generation can contract debts greater than may be paid during the course of its own existence.”

– Thomas Jefferson


Posted: 11.08.2017

“We need to forgive ourselves for thinking and acting the way we have. We must not look back and blame. We need to forgive, let go, and face the reality of today… and the crisis ahead for TSE. We need to face forward.”

This Spaceship Earth Co-Founder Tim Rumage


Posted: 11.07.2017

“Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”

– Kenneth Boulding (economist)


Posted: 11.06.2017