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" There's no longer any surprise in noting that China has grave environmental problems. "
" The cheapest natural gas in the world is in the United States. "
T. Boone Pickens
" I'm a latecomer to the environmental issue, which for years seemed to me like an excuse for more government regulation. But I can see that in rich societies, voters are paying less attention to economic issues and more to issues of the spirit, including the environment. "
" I think the cost of energy will come down when we make this transition to renewable energy. "
" When we realize we can make a buck cleaning up the environment, it will be done! "
" It's obvious nonsense, but it makes nice people feel good about themselves to do their bit for the planet. It's vanity of a grotesque kind to believe that mankind, and our 'carbon footprint', has more impact on the future of Earth than Nature, which bends our planet to its will, as it sees fit. "
" Business has a way of talking about how to create value, which is in some way isn't bad... We just need to start thinking about if the value we want to create is consistent with all social and environmental well being. "
" We the people have the strength to bring our country from our weak-kneed stumbling gait in the last ranks of reason to the leadership of the great march to environmental victory. "
" There is a new wave of environmental consumers I like to call Pocketbook Environmentalists. They're going green primarily because it makes good financial sense, but the fact that it benefits their families' health and the environment also makes them feel good. "
" When people align around shared political, social, economic or environmental values, and take collective action, thinking and behavior that compromises the lives of millions of people around the world can truly change. "
" When I was living in China, I learned to make things hyper-explicit because often they were being read by people whose command of English kept them from picking up what I thought were obvious signals. "
" There are several issues why we are opposed to bauxite mining in Visakhapatnam agency region, like environmental pollution, threat to rivers, and tourism. "
Kishore Chandra Deo
" We are using resources as if we had two planets, not one. There can be no 'plan B' because there is no 'planet B.' "
" We have very strong environmental laws in the United States and elsewhere around the world. The problem is that they're seldom enforced. "
Robert Kennedy, Jr.
" If the federal government had been around when the Creator was putting His hand to this state, Indiana wouldn't be here. It'd still be waiting for an environmental impact statement. "
" We must return to nature and nature's god. "
" I firmly believe that we can have a healthy environment and a sustainable timber industry. "
" With my biology degree, I got this job at an environmental lab. We tested sewage runoff, we tested chemical warfare waste runoff. It's a job I'll never do again and I would never wish upon anybody. "
" No one ever really 'learns' from history, because choices never present themselves in exactly the same way, and because you can always choose similarities and differences to fit current needs. "
" The environmental movement does not always have to be about stopping things. It can be about fixing problems. "
" We're still expecting capitalism to solve problems: 'Maybe if we sell enough oil, we can give some profits to an environmental agency!' Capitalism isn't a moral system. "
" I don't know of a single park without serious environmental problems. "
" I am on the board of corporations who contribute both to environmental problems and their solutions. And I am on the NGO side: the Earth Council and other organizations. "
" I feel it is urgently necessary to train people who are capable of tackling the various problems we face today in regards to environmental turmoil and the relevancy of clothing. "
" Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble. "
Roger Tory Peterson
" Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth. "
" If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals; if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers. "
Joseph Wood Krutch
" Politics colours everything, and anyone who wants change is necessarily political. As an environmental campaigner more or less since I left school in the early '90s, I have always been involved in lobbying, campaigning and pushing for changes. "
" If Canada could simply apply the basic principles of sustainable development, such as the internalization of costs and 'polluters pay,' it would have long-term beneficial effects, both environmental and economic. "
" It is all very well for 2% of the population to live in a monastic state of meatlessness while everyone else gorges their way towards environmental meltdown or the nearest heart clinic. Vegetarianism is good for the willing minority, but not much use as a campaign tool. "
" Global markets must be balanced by global values such as respect for human rights and international law, democracy, security and sustainable economic and environmental development. "