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Climate Change Quotes

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“Complex systems grow to a certain scale, at which time they need to restructure, redesign, and redevelop themselves to maintain and maximize efficiency and effectiveness. We are at that stage, and now is that time.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage

 

Posted: 10.10.2018

“The conservation of natural resources is the fundamental problem. Unless we solve that problem it will avail us little to solve all others.”

– President Theodore Roosevelt

 

Posted: 10.08.2018

“Whether the future is our fate, or ours to make, is currently being decided by the synergy of cumulative, collective and continuous actions that we take. There is a planetary reaction to everything we do.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage

 

Posted: 10.05.2018

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.”

– Albert Einstein

 

Posted: 10.04.2018

“In this early part of the 21st Century we are in a planetary reality for which we have no precedence. The last time the atmosphere had as much CO2 as today was at least 800,000 years ago. Modern Humanity has been around for 200,000 years so there is no road map, plan or strategy we can pull up from history.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage

 

Posted: 10.03.2018

“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: 10.02.2018

“KPMG, one of the world’s largest accounting firms, estimated that in 2008 the 3,000 largest public companies were causing $2.15 trillion (USD) of environmental damage. In a separate calculation, KPMG estimated that it would cost corporations 41 cents of each dollar of revenue if those corporations had to pay for the services that nature provides.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage

 

Posted: 09.14.2018

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

– Horace Mann

 

Posted: 09.12.2018

“We are now living in a dual reality. While we live in the twenty-first century, we seem to hold (most people very strongly) to the “way things are” as what is real. Much of our daily lives have been habituated to this twentieth century reality. We simply accept what we have known most of our lives as reality. Acceptance of something is, to some degree, acquiescence to it.”

– David Houle from “Entering the Shift Age” (2013)

 

Posted: 09.11.2018

“The heart of the issue is not the emission of CO2, but where CO2 goes, and what it does when it gets there. Utilizing only CO2 emission reductions as the acceptable mechanism to prevent future harm is an illusionary and false trail to a better future.”

This Spaceship Earth – Houle and Rumage

 

Posted: 09.10.2018