Climate Change Quotes

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“He not busy being born, is busy dying.”

– Bob Dylan


Posted: 03.15.2019

“The key point is that we have been taught in a model that supports and fosters isolated/siloed thinking – just focus on the subject or immediate tasks at hand. Anything outside the focal area is extraneous, irrelevant, unimportant, and nothing you need to think or worry about. It is somebody else’s problem.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 03.14.2019

“I used to think that top environmental problems were biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse and climate change. I thought that thirty years of good science could address these problems. I was wrong. The top environmental problems are selfishness, greed and apathy, and to deal with these we need a cultural and spiritual transformation.”

– Gus Speth, founder Natural Resources Defense Council


Posted: 03.13.2019

“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality tied in a single garment of destiny, whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly.”

– Dr. Martin Luther King letter from a Birmingham jail


Posted: 03.12.2019

“Forgiving ourselves can only happen if we stop our old ways of thinking and acting. We must face forward. We must face the future, and create future facing ways of thinking and acting.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 03.11.2019

“Ever since I saw our solar system model in first grade, I have been hyper-aware that we live on a planet, not just a street, just a town, just a country. Every human needs to remember that, for more than ecological reasons, for social and political reasons as well.”

– Carole Martin


Posted: 03.07.2019

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”

– R. Buckminster Fuller


Posted: 03.06.2019

“While spaceships and space stations can be refueled and resupplied from the home planet; that is not an option for Spaceship Earth.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 03.05.2019

“We are all living together on a single planet, which is threatened by our own actions. We need some kind of global cooperation. Nationalism is just not on the right level to tackle the problems, whether it’s climate change or whether it’s technological disruption.”

– Yuval Noah Harari


Posted: 03.04.2019

“Our educational institutions need to see their purpose not as training personnel for exploiting the earth, but as guiding students toward an intimate relationship with the earth.”

– Thomas Berry


Posted: 03.01.2019