Climate Change Quotes

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“Universal embrace of an ecology ethic before the biosphere collapses is all that really matters anymore. Grow plants. Stop bulldozers. Know how much is enough. Be one with nature or die.”

– Dr. Glen Barry


Posted: 10.04.2019

“The Shift Age is and will be 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: 10.02.2019

“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: 09.30.2019

“Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.”

– Horace Mann


Posted: 09.28.2019

“It is only through a global, not nationalistic, viewpoint that we can collaborate as crew to solve these problems.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 09.27.2019

“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: 09.24.2019

“Climate change challenges our basic belief structure. Do we have dominion over the earth and creation, or is our role one of stewardship? I thought we were supposed to leave a place better than we found it.”

– Tim Rumage, co-founder of This Spaceship Earth


Posted: 09.22.2019

“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: 09.19.2019

“The twenty-first century will be the Earth Century. It will be during this century that humanity faces the reality of whether it wants to destroy itself and much of what exists on this magnificent planet or not. Assuming we make essential course corrections, future historians will write about the Earth Century as a turning point in human history.”

Entering the Shift Age David Houle


Posted: 09.18.2019

“When the winds of change are blowing, some people build walls and others build windmills.”

– Chinese Proverb


Posted: 09.17.2019