Quotes and Sayings about Global warming



"On big issues like war in Iraq, but in many other issues they simply must be multilateral. There's no other way around. You have the instances like the global warming convention, the Kyoto protocol, when the U.S. went its own way."
- Hans Blix
(Related: War, Global warming, Iraq)

"A property in the 100-year floodplain has a 96 percent chance of being flooded in the next hundred years without global warming. The fact that several years go by without a flood does not change that probability."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Change, Being, Chance, Fact, Global warming, Property, Years)

"The sky is not burning, and to claim that it is amounts to journalistic malpractice... the press only promotes the global warming alarmists and ignores or minimizes those of us who are skeptical."
- Mark L. Campbell
(Related: Global warming, Press, Sky)

"I'm heartened by the growing awareness of global warming among important communities and organizations in our nation."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Awareness, Global warming, Nation)

"There is no significant man-made Global Warming underway and the science on which the computer projections of weather chaos are based is badly flawed."
- John Coleman
(Related: Science, Chaos, Computer, Global warming, Man, Weather)

"Roger Revelle died of a heart attack three months after the Cosmos story was printed. Oh, how I wish he were still alive today. He might be able to stop this scientific silliness and end the global warming scam. He might well stand beside me as a global warming denier."
- John Coleman
(Related: Heart, Cosmos, End, Global warming, Months, Today)

"Global Warming: It is a hoax. It is bad science. It is high-jacking public policy. It is the greatest scam in history."
- John Coleman
(Related: History, Science, Policy, Public, Public policy)

"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)

"I think that climatic changes have a natural causes according many geological data... I am very glad to sign the U.S. Senate's report of scientists against the theory of man-made global warming."
- Uberto Crescenti
(Related: Causes, Global warming, Man, Scientists, Senate, Theory)

"I do not find the supposed scientific consensus among my colleagues. Curiously, it is a feature of man-made global warming that every fact confirms it: rising temperatures or decreasing temperatures. No matter what the weather, some model of global warming offers a watertight explanation."
- Javier Cuadros
(Related: Fact, Global warming, Man, Weather)

"I believe global warming and climate change are real threats to our planet."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Global warming)

"Global warming has melted the polar ice caps, raised the levels of the oceans and flooded the earth's great cities. Despite its evident prosperity, New Jersey is scarcely Utopia."
- Godfried Danneels
(Related: Cities, Earth, Global warming, Oceans, Prosperity, Utopia)

"The recent 'panic' to control greenhouse gas emissions and billions of dollars being dedicated for the task has me deeply concerned that US, and other countries are spending precious global funds to stop global warming, when it is primarily being driven by natural forcing mechanisms."
- Diane Douglas
(Related: Control, Being, Countries, Global warming)

"My dear colleague James Hansen, I believe, has finally gone off the deep end... The global warming 'time bomb,' 'disastrous climate changes that spiral dynamically out of humanity's control.' These are the words of an apocalyptic prophet, not a rational scientist."
- Nicholas Drapela
(Related: Control, Climate, Deep, End, Global warming, Humanity, Words)

"The war and terrorism in the Middle East, the crisis of leadership in many of the oil-supply countries in the developing world, the crisis of global warming - all these are very clearly tied to energy."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Leadership, War, Countries, Crisis, Energy, Global warming, Oil, Terrorism, World)

"The whole global warming thing is created to destroy America's free enterprise system and our economic stability."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: America, Global warming, Stability)

"I believe that global warming is a myth. And so, therefore, I have no conscience problems at all and I'm going to buy a Suburban next time."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Time, Conscience, Global warming, Myth, Problems)

"Global warming is real. It is happening today. It is being charted by our satellites. It is being charted by our scientists. It is being charted by those of us in this body, and I think the real key is if we are ready to admit that fact and take the action to make the necessary conversion."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: Action, Being, Body, Fact, Global warming, Key, Scientists, Today)

"The point is that there is tremendous hypocrisy among the Christian right. And I think that Christian voters should start looking at global warming and extreme poverty as a religious issue that speaks to the culture of life."
- Al Franken
(Related: Life, Christian, Culture, Extreme, Global warming, Hypocrisy, Poverty, Religious, Right)

"What happened to Haiti is a threat that could happen anywhere in the Caribbean to these island nations, you know, because of global warming, because of climate change and all this."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Global warming, Nations)

"Now, when we face a problem like global warming, and you understand that the biggest impacts on global warming come from business and industry, I think business needs to take a leading role."
- Jerry Greenfield
(Related: Business, Global warming, Leading, Needs, Now)

"And then of course, obviously as far as issues such as global warming, something has to be done on the corporate side, there has to be some mandate or some legislation."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Corporate, Global warming, Legislation)

"The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it's all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Future, Generations, Global warming, Responsibility, Scientists)

"When the President was asked about global warming at a public appearance yesterday, he responded by talking about America's addiction to oil. You make the connection."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Addiction, America, Appearance, Connection, Global warming, Oil, President, Public, Talking, Yesterday)

"Much of the debate over global warming is predicated on fear, rather than science."
- James Inhofe
(Related: Science, Fear, Debate, Global warming)

"So we are now still dependent on foreign oil, have a problem with global warming, and are losing jobs rapidly to the Japanese in fuel-efficient vehicles as a result of that very shortsighted progress."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Progress, Global warming, Jobs, Losing, Now, Oil, Result)

"Mr. Vice President, the most fiscally conservative thing this government has ever done, is to invest massively in the green part of the recovery. Because those green dollars are the hardest working dollars in the history of American politics. That same dollar that is being used to cut energy bills, is also cutting global warming gas emissions, is also cutting unemployment, is also cutting poverty, through retrofits it's also raising the value of homes, is also by cleaning the air, cutting asthma rates."
- Van Jones
(Related: Government, History, Politics, American, Being, Conservative, Energy, Global warming, Poverty, President, Unemployment, Value, V)

"When we walk away from global warming, Kyoto, when we are irresponsibly slow in moving toward AIDS in Africa, when we don't advance and live up to our own rhetoric and standards, we set a terrible message of duplicity and hypocrisy."
- John F. Kerry
(Related: Global warming, Hypocrisy, Rhetoric)

"In fact, even the current administration now is releasing recent reports indicating that climate change is real, that global warming is occurring, that it is heavily influenced by man-made objects and that it is something we cannot ignore any longer."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Fact, Global warming, Man, Now)

"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)

"The Administration should never have walked away from the Kyoto Treaty. Global warming is real and it is here today. The facts aren't the issue. The policy is the issue. I think the Administration's policy on global warming is dead wrong."
- Ted Kulongoski
(Related: Policy, Facts, Global warming, Today, Wrong)

"Today, we can see with our own eyes what global warming is doing. In that context it becomes truly irresponsible, if not immoral, for us not to do something."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Eyes, Global warming, Today)

"Global warming is not a conqueror to kneel before - but a challenge to rise to. A challenge we must rise to."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Challenge, Global warming)

"One of the gaps in our international development efforts is the provision of global public goods - that is, goods or conditions we need that no individual or country can secure on their own, such as halting global warming, financial stability and peace and security."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Development, Financial, Country, Global warming, Public, Security, Stability)

"It seems incontrovertible to me that there is a global warming effect and that it is going to be serious, probably not in the amount of, say, six degrees warming, but it's likely that we'll get two to three degrees warming and that will be serious enough."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Effect, Global warming, Will)

"On average, global warming is not going to harm the developing world."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Global warming, Harm, World)

"So it's mainly a question of helping the Third World overcome the effects of global warming."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Global warming, Question, World)

"Think on a 50-year scale, which is a much more natural time-scale for global warming. The US is right now spending about 200 million dollars annually on research into renewable energy."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Time, Energy, Global warming, Now, Research, Right)

"The second thing is, if you want to do something about global warming, you have to think much more long-term. There is something wrong with saying we should start using renewables now, while they are still incredibly expensive."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Global warming, Now, Saying, Want, Wrong)

"Esso has been the main one in America spreading the disinformation that there is no global warming problem."
- James Lovelock
(Related: America, Global warming)

"Some people call it global warming; some people call it climate change. What is the difference?"
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Change, People, Climate, Climate change, Difference, Global warming)

"There is no credible evidence of the current exceptional global warming trumpeted by the IPCC. The IPCC is no longer behaving as an investigative scientific organization or pretending to be one. Their leaders betrayed the trust of the world community."
- Grant Miles
(Related: Trust, Community, Global warming, Leaders, World)

"The radical right is so homophobic that they're blaming global warming on the AIDS quilt."
- Dennis Miller
(Related: Global warming, Radical, Right)

"The right response to the non-problem of global warming is to have the courage to do nothing."
- Christopher Monckton
(Related: Courage, Global warming, Nothing, Right)

"I am convinced that policies meant to reduce alleged carbon dioxide-induced global warming will be destructive."
- Christopher Monckton
(Related: Global warming, Will)

"The data which is used to date for making the conclusions and predictions on global warming are so rough and primitive, compared to what's needed, and so unreliable that they are not even worth mentioning by respectful scientists."
- Gregory W. Moore
(Related: Global warming, Scientists, Worth)

"Whether the process proves to be Kyoto or something else, let's acknowledge the urgency of global warming."
- Brian Mulroney
(Related: Global warming)

"As a scientist, my attention became totally focused on global warming some 15 years ago by the elegant and powerful measurements of carbon dioxide trapped in ice cores taken as much as 2 miles deep from the great East Antarctica ice sheet."
- John Olver
(Related: Attention, Deep, Global warming, Years)

"As this body of knowledge has evolved, a much more critical job for researchers and scientists has evolved into explaining and educating policy makers and the public to the risks of global warming and the possible consequences of action or of no action."
- John Olver
(Related: Policy, Knowledge, Action, Body, Consequences, Global warming, Job, Public, Scientists)

"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)

"The questions are scientific, but the UN answers are political. The global warming debate is hardly about science."
- Allen Simmons
(Related: Science, Answers, Debate, Global warming, Questions)

"In a situation where many national leaders do the same thing and look out for national interests, and with an issue like global warming, you're likely to get no solution, so I think you have to have some kind of ethical trump on some of those issues."
- Peter Singer
(Related: Global warming, Leaders, Solution)

"Al Gore is not just whistling in the wind. Global warming is for real. Every scientist knows that now, and we are on our way to the destruction of every species on earth, if we don't pay attention and reverse our course."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Attention, Destruction, Earth, Global warming, Now, Wind)

"Would you bet your paycheck on a weather forecast for tomorrow? If not, then why should this country bet billions on global warming predictions that have even less foundation?"
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Country, Global warming, Tomorrow, Weather)

"Believe it or not, very little research has ever been funded to search for natural mechanisms of warming... it has simply been assumed that global warming is manmade. Climate change - it happens, with or without our help."
- Roy Spencer
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Global warming, Help, Research)

"Contrary to popular accounts, very few scientists in the world - possibly none - have a sufficiently thorough, "big picture" understanding of the climate system to be relied upon for a prediction of the magnitude of global warming. To the public, we all might seem like experts, but the vast majority of us work on only a small portion of the problem."
- Roy Spencer
(Related: Work, Climate, Experts, Global warming, Majority, Popular, Public, Scientists, Understanding, World)

"Scientists across the globe are catching on - global warming is not real science. There is a sucker born every minute who believes in it, and Al Gore is playing the role of P.T. Barnum."
- Max S. Strozier
(Related: Science, Global warming, Scientists)

"It's up to people like us, all of us, to address and talk about things like runaway global warming and how we can use things like remote viewing to save our planet."
- Jim Sullivan
(Related: People, Global warming, Talk)

"Whether the ice caps melt, or expand - whatever happens - the anthropogenic global warming theorists claim it confirms their theory. A perfect example of a pseudo-science like astrology."
- Frank Tipler
(Related: Astrology, Example, Global warming, Theory)