Quotes and Sayings about Environmental



"But my point is that you design something in the end that precludes any unhealthy trading practices that are not going to serve your environmental or your economic objectives but now is not the time to do it."
- John Anderson
(Related: Design, Environmental, Time, End, Now, Objectives)

"It is one of the issues that will have to be worked through however let me make the point and I think anyone would accept that if you set it up properly, not only will you get better environmental outcomes, you have a chance to create more wealth with the available resource."
- John Anderson
(Related: Environmental, Wealth, Chance, Will)

"Environmentalists have a very conflicted relationship with their cars."
- Tom Arnold
"I don't run a car, have never run a car. I could say that this is because I have this extremely tender environmentalist conscience, but the fact is I hate driving."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Car, Conscience, Driving, Fact, Hate)

"All we can hope for is that the thing is going to slowly and imperceptibly shift. All I can say is that 50 years ago there were no such thing as environmental policies."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Environmental, Hope, Years)

"I tell my environmental friends that they have won. Every issue we look at from an energy perspective is now also looked at from an environmental perspective."
- Joe Barton
(Related: Environmental, Energy, Friends, Now, Perspective)

"Under the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star Program, homes are independently verified to be measurably more energy efficient than average houses."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Environmental, Energy, Houses, Protection)

"This is absolutely bizarre that we continue to subsidize highways beyond the gasoline tax, airlines, and we don't subsidize, we don't want to subsidize a national rail system that has environmental impact."
- Joe Biden
(Related: Environmental, Bizarre, Tax, Want)

"The Long Island Sound is an environmentally unique estuary that needs to be protected."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Needs, Sound)

"Liberals in Congress have spent the past three decades pandering to environmental extremists. The policies they have put in place are in large part responsible for the energy crunch we are seeing today. We have not built a refinery in this country for 30 years."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Environmental, Congress, Country, Energy, Liberals, Past, Today, Years)

"Like I said, I'm more worried long term about the environmental issues then the use of arms."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Environmental)

"Well, for starters, we have to do more to create demand for new technologies that can reduce our dependence on foreign oil and environmental degradation."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Environmental, Dependence, Oil)

"Let me start by emphasizing that I am open to efforts to expedite environmental procedures for true emergencies or in other clear cases where current laws are needlessly burdensome."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Environmental, Laws, Open)

"Having yet another vote on refinery legislation that uses high oil prices as an excuse to weaken environmental protections and to give more legislative gifts to the oil industry is misguided in the extreme."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Environmental, Extreme, Gifts, Legislation, Oil, Vote)

"Barge traffic on the Mississippi River represents the most efficient, most cost-effective, most environmentally sound means of transporting commodity goods from this region of the country to market."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Country, Sound)

"We have fought for social justice. We have fought for economic justice. We have fought for environmental justice. We have fought for criminal justice. Now we must add a new fight - the fight for electoral justice."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Environmental, Fight, Justice, Now)

"Furthermore, both Pennsylvania and New Jersey Departments of Environmental Protection have evaluated the sediment to be dredged and also found it to be not toxic."
- Robert Brady
(Related: Environmental, Protection)

"Likewise, with solar, especially here in California, we're discovering that the 80 solar farm schemes that are going forward want to basically bulldoze 1,000 sq. mi. of southern California desert. Well, as an environmentalist, we would rather that didn't happen."
- Stewart Brand
(Related: Want)

"I maintain that if there is such a thing as a true and honest environmentalist, it's people like Slim and hopefully me, who have been caretakers of the land all our lives, along with the generations before us."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: People, Generations, Land)

"You cannot achieve environmental security and human development without addressing the basic issues of health and nutrition."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Environmental, Health, Development, Security)

"More than ever before, there is a global understanding that long-term social, economic, and environmental development would be impossible without healthy families, communities, and countries."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Environmental, Development, Countries, Understanding)

"Just as there's garbage that pollutes the Potomac river, there is garbage polluting our culture. We need an Environmental Protection Agency to clean it up."
- Patrick Buchanan
(Related: Environmental, Culture, Protection)

"Nuclear power will help provide the electricity that our growing economy needs without increasing emissions. This is truly an environmentally responsible source of energy."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Power, Economy, Electricity, Energy, Help, Needs, Will)

"To shake your rump is to be environmentally aware."
- David Byrne
"I think there are other issues that the Democrats could use to rally evangelicals. There are a lot of us, for instance, who believe that the Bible calls us to be environmentally responsible."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Bible, Democrats)

"There should be more attention paid to scientific research in the ecology area, and I think that such attention to proper environmental concerns would make the public feel much better about it."
- Thomas R. Cech
(Related: Environmental, Attention, Ecology, Public, Research)

"Environmental degradation, overpopulation, refugees, narcotics, terrorism, world crime movements, and organized crime are worldwide problems that don't stop at a nation's borders."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Environmental, Crime, Nation, Problems, Terrorism, World)

"But reducing harmful emissions, abating our dependence on foreign oil and developing alternative renewable energy sources have benefits that go beyond environmental health, they improve personal health, enhance national security and encourage our nation's economic viability."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Environmental, Health, Benefits, Dependence, Energy, Nation, National security, Oil)

"Environmental policy must strike a balance between the earth's best interests and our citizen's pressing needs."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Environmental, Policy, Balance, Earth, Needs)

"Environmental protection doesn't happen in a vacuum. You can't separate the impact on the environment from the impact on our families and communities."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Environmental, Protection)

"It is the greatest scam in history. I am amazed, appalled and highly offended by it. Global Warming; It is a scam. Some dastardly scientists with environmental and political motives manipulated long term scientific data to create an illusion of rapid global warming."
- John Coleman
(Related: Environmental, History, Global warming, Illusion, Motives, Scientists)

"The environmental crisis is a global problem, and only global action will resolve it."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, Action, Crisis, Will)

"The environmental crisis arises from a fundamental fault: our systems of production - in industry, agriculture, energy and transportation - essential as they are, make people sick and die."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, People, Agriculture, Crisis, Energy, Production)

"The most meaningful engine of change, powerful enough to confront corporate power, may be not so much environmental quality, as the economic development and growth associated with the effort to improve it."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, Change, Power, Quality, Development, Growth, Corporate, Effort, May)

"My entry into the environmental arena was through the issue that so dramatically - and destructively - demonstrates the link between science and social action: nuclear weapons."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, Science, Weapons)

"By adopting the control strategy, the nation's environmental program has created a built-in antagonism between environmental quality and economic growth."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, Quality, Strategy, Control, Growth, Nation)

"In every case, the environmental hazards were made known only by independent scientists, who were often bitterly opposed by the corporations responsible for the hazards."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, Corporations, Scientists)

"Environmental quality was drastically improved while economic activity grew by the simple expedient of removing lead from gasoline - which prevented it from entering the environment."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, Quality)

"Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Art, Environmental, Education, Concern, Journalism, Law, Literature, Medicine, Now, Public)

"Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, People, Action, American, Day, Earth)

"What is new is that environmentalism intensely illuminates the need to confront the corporate domain at its most powerful and guarded point - the exclusive right to govern the systems of production."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Corporate, Production, Right)

"The wave of new productive enterprises would provide opportunities to remedy the unjust distribution of environmental hazards among economic classes and racial and ethnic communities."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental)

"This Nation has realized significant environmental improvements over the last three decades."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Environmental, Nation)

"The real cure for our environmental problems is to understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature. We are facing a formidable enemy in this field. It is the hunters... and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall is going to be very difficult."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Environmental, Nature, Mother, Cure, Enemy, Job, Problems)

"I like the outdoors and the natural world. Environmental issues."
- Mackenzie Crook
(Related: Environmental, World)

"That area environmentally is a waste. You can't do anything. I don't care if the Sierra Club goes out there. It is fully polluted! You're not only going to work to clean up the environment, but also you will put people to work."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Work, People, Care, Environment, Waste, Will)

"The environmental movement, like all political processes, reacts best to disasters. But these are very slow, very gradual disasters in the making."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Environmental, Disasters)

"We have a project with Unocal here in Los Angeles, where we as an environmental organization, the oil company, and the state all get together to promote the recycling of used motor oil."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Environmental, Company, Oil, Project, Recycling, State)

"Address these environmental issues and you will address every issue known to man. And we keep dabbling in things that aren't really that important in the long term."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Environmental, Man, Will)

"We're not trying to reinvent the wheel; for any environmental organization to claim sole responsibility for any kind of victory is insane, because everybody attacks these problems as a group."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Environmental, Victory, Problems, Responsibility, Trying)

"Of the 55 refineries closed in America in the last 10 years, they were all closed for economic reasons, mostly oil company mergers. Not a single one was closed for environmental purposes or objections."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Environmental, America, Company, Oil, Years)

"I decided that now is the time to start doing the things that really interest me and I find important. It was in the 10 years of the MacArthur grant that I began working on my first book... and I began putting more work into environmental history."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Environmental, History, Time, Work, First, Interest, Now, Years)

"Federal elections happen every two years in this country. Presidential elections every four years. And four years just isn't long enough to dismantle all the environmental laws we've got in this country."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Environmental, Country, Elections, Laws, Years)

"The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most effective tool we have to repair the environmental harm that is causing a species to decline."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Environmental, Act, Harm)

"We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Environmental, Growth, Protection)

"Cities all over the world are getting bigger as more and more people move from rural to urban sites, but that has created enormous problems with respect to environmental pollution and the general quality of life."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Environmental, Life, Quality, People, Cities, Pollution, Problems, Respect, World)

"American culture is torn between our long romance with violence and our terror of the devastation wrought by war and crime and environmental havoc."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Environmental, War, Romance, American, Crime, Culture, Terror, Violence)

"Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions."
- Will Durant
(Related: Environmental)

"I don't see this planet being... they're talking about how they're turning around the environmental problems here, but I think it's already too late."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Environmental, Being, Problems, Talking)

"I align myself with almost all researchers in assuming that anything we do is a composite of whatever genetic limitations were given to us by our parents and whatever kinds of environmental opportunities are available."
- Howard Gardner
(Related: Environmental, Limitations, Parents)

"If we talk about the environment, for example, we have to talk about environmental racism - about the fact that kids in South Central Los Angeles have a third of the lung capacity of kids in Santa Monica."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Environmental, Example, Fact, Kids, Racism, Talk)

"If we look at Houston, which is a very environmentally toxic place, we find that it has one of the highest levels of young men going to prison and also among the highest levels of illiteracy in the country."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Men, Country, Houston, Prison)

"In my almost ten years in the House of Representatives, I have voted consistently to allow companies to drill for oil and natural gas in environmentally friendly ways."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Oil, Years)

"I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country's economic growth, environmental protection, improvements in our educational system."
- Al Gore
(Related: Environmental, Growth, Country, Protection)

"I've always been a strong supporter of environmental protection and initiatives in that area. But I'm willing to set priorities. If we have to make reductions in one place, we'll have to-in order to increase another place, I'm willing to do that."
- Judd Gregg
(Related: Environmental, Order, Priorities, Protection)

"And I know that the younger generation is doing things that are so ingenious. And for them it's not a matter of a political belief or an environmental stance. It's really just common sense."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Environmental, Belief, Common sense)

"Moreover, the practical recommendations deduced from ecological principles threaten the vested interests of commerce; it is hardly surprising that the financial and political power created by these investments should be used sometimes to suppress environmental impact studies."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Environmental, Power, Financial, Commerce, Principles)

"Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared and hated? This is because in part what they have to say is new to the general public, and the new is always alarming."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Public)

"I think an old style of addressing environmental problems is ebbing, but the rise of the so-called conservative, political movement in this country is not a trend towards the future but a reaction to this very broad shift that we are undergoing."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Environmental, Conservative, Country, Future, Old, Problems, Style)

"I assume we will have figured out a way to efficiently utilize solar energy and tied that to an efficient way to use nuclear energy in such a way that it doesn't pose a serious environmental issue."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Environmental, Energy, Will)

"For over 15 years, through the clean coal programs of the Department of Energy, the Federal Government has been a solid partner, working jointly with private companies and the states to develop and demonstrate a new generation of environmentally clean technology using coal."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Government, Technology, Energy, states, Years)

"I think we have grave problems. I am very much concerned about environmental questions, even though in Finnish society, we are not facing the most urgent problems."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Environmental, Society, Grave, Problems, Questions)

"Despite Arizona's remarkable growth in recent years, we have met the current federal health standards for ozone pollution and the Environmental Protection Agency recently approved our dust control plan."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Environmental, Health, Control, Growth, Pollution, Protection, Remarkable, Years)

"I reflect back 35 years ago, and look how far we have come in America with our environmental policy to improve the conditions of our air and water, and we have had some real successes."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Environmental, Policy, America, Water, Years)

"We had some major successes and we did so because the country embraced the spirit of Earth Day and embraced this concept that we have to have forward-looking, visionary environmental policy and energy policy in this country."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Environmental, Policy, Country, Day, Earth, Energy, Spirit)

"I know they are all environmentalists. I heard a lot of my speeches recycled."
- Jesse Jackson
"This Bush administration has a growing credibility gap, maybe even a credibility chasm, on environmental policy. The President has lost the trust of the American people when it comes to the environment."
- Jim Jeffords
(Related: Environmental, Trust, People, Policy, American, Credibility, President)

"Since the day he came into office, President Bush has worked to gut more than 34 years of hard work by weakening many of our Nation's standing environmental laws, some of which were signed into law by his father."
- Jim Jeffords
(Related: Environmental, Work, Father, Day, Hard work, Law, Laws, Nation, Office, President, Years)

"My efforts in Congress are guided by the belief that environmental preservation and restoration are a critical part of the legacy we leave to future generations."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Environmental, Belief, Congress, Future, Generations)

"We did that with people like Chris Rock, Woody Harrelson, and the environmentalist Julia Butterfly Hill."
- Anthony Kiedis
(Related: People)

"Nevertheless, there is another threat on the horizon. I see this threat in environmentalism which is becoming a new dominant ideology, if not a religion. Its main weapon is raising the alarm and predicting the human life endangering climate change based on man-made global warming."
- Vaclav Klaus
(Related: Change, Life, Religion, Climate, Climate change, Global warming, Ideology, Man)

"Environmentalism opposes reckless innovation and makes conservation the central order of business."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Business, Conservation, Innovation, Order)

"Instead of taking environmentalism away from the left, conservatives condemn it as a counsel of doom."
- Christopher Lasch
"My lens of choice was always the 35 mm. It was more environmental. You can't come in closer with the 35 mm."
- Annie Leibovitz
(Related: Environmental, Choice)

"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."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Environmental, Development, Values, Democracy, Rights, Human rights, Law, Respect, Security)

"The environmental benefits of hydrogen are also outstanding. When used as an energy source, hydrogen produces no emissions besides water. Zero polluting emissions, an amazing advance over the current sources of energy that we use."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Environmental, Benefits, Energy, Water)

"By cutting critical domestic programs such as education, health, environmental protection, and veterans' services, this budget reveals misplaced priorities."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Environmental, Education, Health, Priorities, Protection, Veterans)

"Hydrogen holds great promise to meet many of our future energy needs, and it addresses national security and our environmental concerns. Hydrogen is the simplest, most abundant element in the universe."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Environmental, Energy, Future, National security, Needs, Promise, Universe)

"Ethanol is a premier, high performance fuel. It has tremendous environmental benefits and is a key component to energy independence for our country."
- Richard Lugar
(Related: Environmental, Performance, Benefits, Country, Energy, Independence, Key)

"We were environmentalists of the Teddy Roosevelt theory. We believed in separation of church and state. We believed in the independence of the Supreme Court not being subject to politicians."
- Pete McCloskey
(Related: Church, Being, Court, Independence, Politicians, Separation, State, Theory)

"The result was, when Congress convened in January 1971, everyone was now an environmentalist. They had seen a new force, college students, who favored the environment."
- Pete McCloskey
(Related: College, Congress, Environment, Force, Now, Result, Students)

"Advertising is an environmental striptease for a world of abundance."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Environmental, Abundance, Advertising, World)

"A variety of factors contribute to the price of gasoline in the United States. These factors include worldwide supply, demand and competition for crude oil, taxes, regional differences in access to gasoline supplies and environmental regulations."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Environmental, Competition, Oil, states, Taxes, United, Variety)

"We created the Cabinet Committee on the Environment to review the environmental implications of all government initiatives. I think what made us successful was the fact that it was a sustained approach. We did something new every year."
- Brian Mulroney
(Related: Environmental, Government, Successful, Committee, Fact)

"So that was Reagan's political problem. As a rancher in California, he was an environmentalist himself. But the President of the United States doesn't control everything that happens in Washington."
- Brian Mulroney
(Related: Control, President, states, United, Washington)

"One of Alaska's strengths is our pioneer role in environmentally sensitive development."
- Frank Murkowski
(Related: Development)

"Pushing production out of America to nations without our environmental standards increases global environmental risks."
- Frank Murkowski
(Related: Environmental, America, Nations, Production)

"Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues."
- Gaylord Nelson
(Related: Environmental)

"The most important environmental issue is one that is rarely mentioned, and that is the lack of a conservation ethic in our culture."
- Gaylord Nelson
(Related: Environmental, Conservation, Culture)

"Loads of chemicals and hazardous wastes have been introduced into the atmosphere that didn't even exist in 1948. The environmental condition of the planet is far worse than it was 42 years ago."
- Gaylord Nelson
(Related: Environmental, Years)

"In the state of Wisconsin it's mandated that teachers in the social sciences and hard sciences have to start giving environmental education by the first grade, through high school."
- Gaylord Nelson
(Related: Education, Environmental, First, Giving, School, State, Teachers)

"I think the greatest challenge in environmentalism and the most rewarding challenge is trying to figure out how humans can meet their needs while protecting the environment."
- Gale Norton
(Related: Challenge, Environment, Needs, Trying)

"There are nuclear weapons in China, Iran, Korea and Pakistan. It wouldn't take much to send a couple of warheads off on this planet somewhere that would cause a lot of environmental damage, then if you have got someone who wants to retaliate you have real problems."
- Edward James Olmos
(Related: Environmental, Cause, Problems, Weapons)

"For me, going vegan was an ethical and environmental decision. I'm doing the right thing by the animals."
- Alexandra Paul
(Related: Environmental, Decision, Animals, Right)

"There's been progress toward seeing that nature and culture are not opposing terms, and that wilderness is not the only kind of landscape for environmentalists to concern themselves with."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Nature, Progress, Concern, Culture, Wilderness)

"People in Slow Food understand that food is an environmental issue."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Environmental, Food, People)

"Architects in the past have tended to concentrate their attention on the building as a static object. I believe dynamics are more important: the dynamics of people, their interaction with spaces and environmental condition."
- John Portman
(Related: Environmental, People, Attention, Building, Past)

"Mankind is considered (by the radical environmentalists) the lowest and the meanest of all species and is blamed for everything."
- Dixie Lee Ray
(Related: Mankind, Radical)

"We obviously want to produce things that people want. We are going to continue to do that in an environmentally responsible way, while still being aware of the physical, scientific, and practical issues that we have to deal with."
- Lee R. Raymond
(Related: People, Being, Want)

"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."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Environmental, Government, State, Waiting)

"So to hope to be able to have peace, to be able to have justice and environmental balance, are consequences of our behavior, not just our intentions."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Environmental, Peace, Hope, Balance, Behavior, Consequences, Intentions, Justice)

"There are a tremendous amount of environmental issues that are on the table."
- Ed Rendell
(Related: Environmental)

"And secondly, I would impose a significant state landfill tipping fee and use that tipping fee to fund the billion dollar bond issue that I want to create to produce the funds for all of the environmental challenges that we just went over."
- Ed Rendell
(Related: Environmental, State, Want)

"I wanted to help raise awareness, so I created an environmental foundation called Just Within Reach."
- Kevin Richardson
(Related: Environmental, Awareness, Help)

"The position I took at the time was that we hadn't really examined any of the potential environmental consequences of introducing genetically modified organisms."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Environmental, Time, Consequences, Potential)

"In this country, the health concerns and the environmental concerns are as deep as in Europe. All the surveys show that. But here, we didn't have the cultural dimension. This is a fast-food culture."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Environmental, Health, Country, Culture, Deep, Europe)

"The Body Shop Foundation is run by our staff and supports social activism and environmental activism. We don't tend to support big agencies."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Environmental, Activism, Body, Support)

"These days, most nature photographers are deeply committed to the environmental message."
- Galen Rowell
(Related: Environmental, Nature)

"There is no question that photography has played a major role in the environmental movement."
- Galen Rowell
(Related: Environmental, Photography, Question)

"I think it makes people in the Pentagon kind of nervous to know that chemical agents and environmental factors could cause so much damage in terms of what may happen in the future."
- Bernard Sanders
(Related: Environmental, People, Cause, Future, May)

"Unless action is taken soon - unless we can display the same vision of that earlier period - we will lose the treasure of California's open space and environmental beauty."
- Adam Schiff
(Related: Beauty, Environmental, Action, Vision, Open, Space, Treasure, Will)

"To be clear, climate change is a true 800 pound gorilla in the room. The effects of global warming threaten global environmental upheaval over the coming century. But for South Florida and the Everglades, it could be our death knell if urgent action is not taken."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Change, Death, Environmental, Action, Climate, Climate change, Global warming)

"Simply put, drilling in ANWR would be expensive, environmentally devastating, and would do very little to fix our energy crisis or to bring down the price of oil and gasoline."
- Allyson Schwartz
(Related: Crisis, Drilling, Energy, Oil)

"A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment."
- Beverly Sills
(Related: Art, Environmental, Thought, Perception, Culture, Judgment, Sense, Tyranny)

"In fact, because of their connection to the land, farmers do more to protect and preserve our environment than almost anyone else. They are some of the best environmentalists around."
- Ike Skelton
(Related: Connection, Environment, Fact, Land)

"In today's world, it is no longer unimaginable to think that business can operate - and even thrive - in an environmentally-friendly manner."
- Olympia Snowe
(Related: Business, Today, World)

"My idea of an amusement park story is getting adventurers to go tour environmental disaster areas. After all, if the entire Great Barrier Reef gets killed, which seems like an extremely lively possibility, what are you going to do with all that rotting limestone?"
- Bruce Sterling
(Related: Environmental, Idea, Possibility, Amusement, Disaster)

"Not to say that corporations are perfect today, but even grand corporations like Dupont have made immense progress in translating some of their past environmentally damaging practices into new profit opportunities."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Progress, Corporations, Past, Profit, Today)

"One of the things that I've always thought I would like to do is to develop an environmental index. Then people can measure their own environmental performance on an index as they do in other ways."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Environmental, Thought, People, Performance, Measure)

"Ted Turner is still a leader. And he sets a great example. His ability financially has been reduced, but his influence and his example still is an important asset to the whole environmental movement."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Environmental, Leader, Ability, Example, Influence)

"A shift is necessary toward lifestyles less geared to environmental damaging consumption patterns."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Environmental)

"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."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Environmental, Corporations, Earth, Problems)

"I've developed a huge regard for Toyota for its environmental awareness, for its immense commitment to research and development in this field, and for its leadership in developing hybrids which others are now following."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Environmental, Leadership, Development, Awareness, Commitment, Now, Research)

"In the environmental movement, every time you lose a battle it's for good, but our victories always seem to be temporary and we keep fighting them over and over again."
- David Suzuki
(Related: Environmental, Time, Battle, Fighting)

"We should restore a proper balance in environmental regulation and energy production that is based on common sense, not political agendas."
- Mac Thornberry
(Related: Environmental, Balance, Common sense, Energy, Production)

"I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement."
- Ted Turner
(Related: Environmental, Father)

"Whether fuel cell system development in central Oregon, wind power generation along the Columbia Gorge, or geothermal energy in southern Oregon, investing in new energy sources makes America more energy independent while creating good paying, environmentally friendly jobs."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Power, Development, America, Energy, Jobs, Wind)

"Practically every environmental problem we have can be traced to our addiction to fossil fuels, primarily oil."
- Dennis Weaver
(Related: Environmental, Addiction, Oil)

"Perhaps the time has come to cease calling it the "environmentalist" view, as though it were a lobbying effort outside the mainstream of human activity, and to start calling it the real-world view."
- E. O. Wilson
(Related: Time, Effort)

"A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic."
- E. O. Wilson
(Related: Environmental, Growth, Behavior, Choice, Population)

"One of the responsibilities faced by the Environmental Genome Project is to provide the science base upon which society can make better informed risk management decisions."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Environmental, Science, Society, Management, Decisions, Project, Risk)

"The infrastructure for linking environmental health and public health is not working as well as it should."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Environmental, Health, Public)

"There is no doubt that environmentally related diseases will continue to pose problems in the future."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Doubt, Future, Problems, Will)

"We all recognize that in recent decades, many important achievements have helped create a cleaner, healthier environment, yet our national needs in environmental health are not being fully met."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Environmental, Health, Being, Needs)

"While the Environmental Genome Project does not seek to assign allele frequencies, we are aware of the importance of accurate allele frequency estimates for future epidemiologic studies and the large sample sizes such estimates will require."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Environmental, Future, Importance, Project, Will)

"Moreover, environmental health at the local level has become narrowly focused, very much defined around regulations and the attendant regulatory debates."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Environmental, Health)

"It is important to consider whether the sample size selected by the Environmental Genome Project will provide sufficient power to discover most alleles relevant to gene-environment interactions."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Environmental, Power, Project, Will)

"Environmentalists are a socialist group of individuals that are the tool of the Democrat Party. I'm proud to say that they are my enemy. They are not Americans, never have been Americans, never will be Americans."
- Don Young
(Related: Americans, Enemy, Party, Will)