Climate Change Quotes

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“People don’t need enormous cars. They need respect. They don’t need closets full of clothes, they need variety and beauty. People need community, challenge, acknowledgement, joy. To try to fill these needs with material things sets up an unquenchable appetite for false solutions to real problems. A society that can find non-material ways to satisfy real needs would require much less energy and materials, and would provide much more fulfillment.”

– Dana Meadows


Posted: 12.06.2019

“The 21st 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.”

David Houle 2012


Posted: 12.04.2019

“Disasters are beginning to affect communities at an alarming pace, the result of increased development in harm’s way as well as changing climate conditions. Our current natural disaster policy framework focuses heavily on responding to disasters, rather than putting protective measures in place to reduce our vulnerability and limit a disaster’s impact.”

– SmarterSafer


Posted: 12.02.2019

“We are the first generation to know we are destroying our planet, and the last one that can do anything about it.”

– Tanya Steele, chief executive of the World Wildlife Fund


Posted: 11.27.2019

“We are CREW not passengers. All of us are at risk on a degraded, polluted, and stressed planet.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 11.24.2019

“Human ingenuity may make various inventions… but it will never devise any invention more beautiful, nor more simple, nor more to the purpose than Nature does; because in her inventions nothing is wanting and nothing is superfluous.”

– Leonardo da Vinci


Posted: 11.21.2019

“There is a developing urgency around humanity’s relationship to Earth. What had been speculation has now become fact. What had been theorized, is now being experienced.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 11.19.2019

“In the course of history, there comes a time when humanity is called to shift to a new level of consciousness, to reach a higher moral ground.”

– Wangari Maathai


Posted: 11.17.2019

“What we are really looking at is minimizing human suffering, catastrophic economic losses, and large scale, geo-political disruption.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 11.13.2019

“It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.”

– Josiah Charles Stamp


Posted: 11.11.2019