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Climate Change Quotes

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“We are a miniscule part of Earth’s history and existence, and the human-planetary crisis is but a sliver of time in the life of our planet. The planet was in existence long before we were, and it will be here long after humanity has passed on. Humanity needs to save itself from itself.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage

 

Posted: 04.15.2019

“We can’t leave everything to the free market. In fact, climate change is the greatest free market failure. This is what happens when you don’t regulate corporations, and you allow them to treat the atmosphere as an open sewer.”

– Naomi Klein

 

Posted: 04.12.2019

“The most important thing about Spaceship Earth… an instruction manual did not come with it.”

– R. Buckminster Fuller

 

Posted: 04.11.2019

“We are in a changing, dynamic, planetary situation that calls for a planetary crew consciousness.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage

 

Posted: 04.10.2019

“The 35 billion tonnes of CO2 put in the atmosphere in 2013 is still active in the environment, as is the 35 billion tonnes released in 2014. The current model of CO2 reduction is really a lower rate of increase of CO2 in the environment, not a true subtraction from the total.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage

 

Posted: 04.09.2019

“We should try to be the parents of our future, rather than the offspring of our past.”

– Miguel de Unamuno, Spanish essayist and philosopher

 

Posted: 04.08.2019

“Earth is not a platform for human life. It’s a living being. We’re not on it, but part of it. Its health is our health.”

– Thomas Moore

 

Posted: 04.05.2019

“All businesses are dependent upon natural resources. They all use some combination of air, water, energy, raw materials, and/or refined, processed natural resources. A simple and direct translation of this reality is that the only way to have a viable long-term economy is to have a healthy long-term ecology.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage

 

Posted: 04.04.2019

“Spaceship earth is where all humans live… it has a finite amount of resources so sustainability and efficiency are increasingly important.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage

 

Posted: 04.03.2019

“Another world is not only possible, she is already on her way. On quiet days I can hear her breathing.”

– Arundhati Roy, Indian author

 

Posted: 03.29.2019