Climate Change Quotes

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“The only way for every nation to put itself first is to lock arms with all other nations and move forward together.”

– Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister, Republic of Fiji


Posted: 09.24.2019

“Climate change challenges our basic belief structure. Do we have dominion over the earth and creation, or is our role one of stewardship? I thought we were supposed to leave a place better than we found it.”

– Tim Rumage, co-founder of This Spaceship Earth


Posted: 09.22.2019

“The earth belongs to each generation… no generation can contract debts greater than may be paid during the course of its own existence.”

– Thomas Jefferson


Posted: 09.19.2019

“The twenty-first 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. Assuming we make essential course corrections, future historians will write about the Earth Century as a turning point in human history.”

Entering the Shift Age David Houle


Posted: 09.18.2019

“When the winds of change are blowing, some people build walls and others build windmills.”

– Chinese Proverb


Posted: 09.17.2019

“It is in this, the second decade of the 21st century, that we must change our thinking about our relationship with the only planet we have. We have to face forward. The past is gone. We have to face the future, and create future facing ways of thinking and acting. As we do that, then this current decade will become known as the first decade of 21st century thought, and will bring us into the Earth Century.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 09.15.2019

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”

– Chinese Proverb


Posted: 09.13.2019

“We are not trying to save the earth — we are not trying to save the planet. We are trying to save ourselves from ourselves.”

– Tim Rumage, co-founder of This Spaceship Earth


Posted: 09.11.2019

“Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”

– Kenneth Boulding (economist)


Posted: 09.09.2019

“We all live down-wind, down-stream, and down-time from everybody else. We need to think, design, and operate in a systems model – a holistic context of dynamic equilibrium.”

This Spaceship Earth Houle and Rumage


Posted: 09.06.2019