Climate Change Quotes

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“Spaceship Earth is where all humans live. There is no other known planet inhabited or inhabitable by humans, this is our only place.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 01.20.2019

“There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.”

– Marshall McLuhan


Posted: 01.18.2019

“Environment and economy are two sides of the same coin. If we cannot sustain the environment, we cannot sustain ourselves.”

– Wangari Maathai


Posted: 01.16.2019

“As we continue to alter the physical, chemical and biological properties of the planet by burning fossil fuels, intact nature is one of the only things that can save us. Pristine wilderness is a hedge against our collective ignorance.”

– David Suzuki


Posted: 01.16.2019

“First, we take stock of the status of our planetary spaceship. Next, we forgive what has happened, as we all played a part in what has taken place. We then let go of past models of thought and implementation. Lastly, we face forward, think differently, and (re)discover smarter and more elegant ways to interact with and operate This Spaceship Earth.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 01.14.2019

“We can’t save the world by playing by the rules. The rules have to be changed.”

– Greta Thunberg, age 15, Swedish climate activist


Posted: 01.13.2019

“No matter how complex or affluent, human societies are nothing but a subsystem of the biosphere, the Earth’s thin veneer of life, which is ultimately run by bacteria, fungi and green plants.”

– Vaclav Smil


Posted: 01.10.2019

“Entering the 21st century, humanity has been living in a world with a footprint greater than the planet’s capacity. Clearly, we cannot continue to live beyond the Earth’s means… we must alter the trajectory, the thinking, and the practices that have placed us in this mission critical state.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 01.10.2019

“The more our world functions like the natural world, the more likely we are to endure on this home that is ours, but not ours alone.”

– Janine Benyus


Posted: 01.09.2019

“Nature shrinks as capital grows. The growth of the market cannot solve the very crisis it creates.”

– Vandana Shiva, Soil Not Oil


Posted: 01.07.2019