Climate Change Quotes And Sayings


Climate Change Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of climate change quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“74% of people think businesses are not doing enough to cut their carbon emissions and tackle climate change.”
– 2006 Carbon Trust Survey

Global warming is real and human activity is the main cause. The consequences are mainly negative and headed toward catastrophic, unless we act. However, the good news is that we can meet this challenge. It is not too late, and we have everything we need to get started.”
– Al Gore

“The scientific evidence of how serious this climate crisis is becoming continues to amass week after week after week.”
– Al Gore

“Researchers at the Naval Postgraduate School have told us that the entire Arctic ice cap may totally disappear in summer in as little as five years if nothing is done to curb emissions of greenhouse gas pollution.”
– Al Gore

“Some of the most intriguing new research is in the area of extreme weather events and rainfall. A recent study by German scientists published in Climatic Change projects that extreme precipitation will increase significantly in regions that are already experiencing extreme rainfall. Man-made global warming has already increased the moisture content of the air worldwide, causing bigger downpours. Each additional degree of temperature increase causes another seven percent increase in moisture in the air, and even larger downpours when storm conditions trigger heavy rains and snows.”
– Al Gore

“A lot of people go straight from denial to despair without pausing in the middle and doing something about it.”
– Al Gore

Science is warning us that if we do not quickly reduce the global warming pollution that is trapping so much of the heat our planet normally radiates back out of
the atmosphere, we are in danger of creating a permanent ‘carbon summer’.”
– Al Gore

“The planet has a fever. If your baby has a fever, you go to the doctor. If the doctor says you need to intervene here, you don’t say ‘I read a science fiction novel
that says it’s not a problem.’ You take action.”
– Al Gore

“By skimping on design, the owner gets costlier equipment, higher energy costs, and a less competitive and comfortable building; the tenants get lower
productivity and higher rent and operating costs.”
– Amory Lovins

“In the year 2065, on current trends, damage from climate change will exceed global GDP.”
– Andrew Dlugolecki

“Building a new national high speed train network is the single most important action we can do to get us off oil, and change the direction of the nation for the
better. It is the backbone of a truly sustainable society.”
– Andy Kunz

“It’s not five minutes to midnight. It’s five minutes after midnight.”
– Angela Merkel

“I say the debate is over. We know the science, we see the threat, the time for action is now.”
– Arnold Schwarzenegger

“Now, as the world’s largest economy and as the world’s second largest emitter, America bears our responsibility to address climate change, and we intend to meet that responsibility. ”
– Barack Obama

“We are convinced, as some of you may be convinced, that changing the way we produce and use energy is essential to America’s economic future, that it will create millions of new jobs, power new industries, keep us competitive, and spark new innovation. ”
– Barack Obama

“We’ve taken bold action at home by making historic investments in renewable energy, by putting our people to work increasing efficiency in our homes and buildings, and by pursuing comprehensive legislation to transform to a clean energy economy.”
– Barack Obama

“For the sake of our security, our economy and our planet, we must have the courage and commitment to change.”
– Barack Obama

“One person flying in an airplane for one hour is responsible for the same greenhouse gas emissions as a typical Bangladeshi in a whole year.”
– Beatrice Schell

“Man steps on an ant when he can’t catch the fly.”
– Bill Gaede

“When you are in a hole, stop digging!”
– Bill McKibben

“It drives me crazy to see so much of this planet’s life so casually endangered. The first steps are so easy (drive smaller cars, for instance) that it’s very hard to
understand why we haven’t taken them. But I know that this is the issue our generation will be judged by.”
– Bill McKibben

“It is about time that the religious and environmental faithful joined forces. No one wins when divisive politics pits the right to human life against the sanctity of biodiversity, or family values against ecosystem services. There are infinite compatible reasons to love, cherish and steward Earth.”
– Bruce Hull

“The climate change issue must morph from the environmental and science desks to the entire newsroom.”
– Bud Ward

“Global warming may be a ‘crisis,’ even ‘the most pressing environmental problem of our time.’ … Indeed, it may ultimately affect nearly everyone on the planet in some potentially adverse way, and it may be that governments have done too little to address it. It is not a problem, however, that has escaped the attention of policymakers in the Executive and Legislative Branches of our Government, who continue to consider regulatory, legislative, and treaty-based means of addressing global climate change.”
– Chief Justice John G. Roberts

“So-called global warming is just a secret ploy by wacko tree-huggers to make America energy-independent, clean our air & water, improve fuel-efficiency of our vehicles, kickstart 21st century industries, & make our cities safer & more livable. Don’t let them get away with it!”
– Chip Giller

“Having an energy conversation without talking about climate is like talking about smoking and not talking about cancer.”
– Chris Hayes

“By spending just $30 a year on wind power, an average Colorado family can cut its household CO2 production by about 10%.”
– Colorado Wind Power

“Global warming is by its very nature a threat, but it is a deadly threat only because it fails to trigger the brain‘s alarm. It leaves us sleeping in a burning bed.”
– Dan Gilbert

“Energy is the Achilles’ heel of the United States of America and if we don’t get our, get ourselves figured out on how we can control that and deal with it on a
long term basis, what are we leaving our kids besides a polluted mess?”
– Dan Juhl

“Life has had to deal with environmental change, especially climate change, since the beginning of its existence on Earth.”
– Daniel Botkin

“Each of us has the ability to act powerfully for change; together we can restore that ancient and sustaining harmony.”
– David Suzuki

“An acre of windy prairie could produce between $4,000 and $10,000 worth of electricity pre year – which is far more than the value of the land’s crop of corn or
– Denis Hayes

“The contribution of greenhouse gases to the Vostok temperature changes can be…between a lower estimate of 40% and a higher estimate of 65%.”
– Dr. Claude Lorius

“High resolution records from Antarctic ice cores show that carbon dioxide concentrations increased…600±400 years after the warming.”
– Dr. Hubertus Fischer

“The global surface albedo [surface whiteness] and greenhouse gas changes account for practically the entire global climate change.”
– Dr. James Hansen

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