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Inspiring Quotes

Inspiring Quotes

"I strongly agree with Vice President Gore that we cannot drill our way to energy independence, but must fast-track investments in renewable sources of energy like solar power, wind power and advanced biofuels." Barack Obama, July 2008

"We need to make growth greener, to make our economic and environmental policies more compatible and even mutually-reinforcing. This is not just a matter of new technologies or new sources of renewable, safe energy. It is about how we all behave every day of our lives, what we eat, what we drink, what we recycle, re-use, repair, how we produce and how we consume." Angel Gurria, OECD Secretary-General, May 2011

"Whatever happens over the next few years, our children and grandchildren are going to live in a world in which the climate is very different from the one we grew up with. The concern is that if we keep on increasing carbon emissions then climate change will become irreversible and the long-term consequences catastrophic.”
Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London, in The Guardian, April 19, 2006

“Humanity is incredibly innovative. We have the capacity to solve the problem of climate change; the only issue is whether we as individuals, governments and businesses have the courage to act together to do what needs to be done. The stakes could not be higher.”
James Murdoch, Chief Executive, BSkyB, September 2006

“Going green is not some fashionable, pain-free option. It will place a responsibility on business. It will place a responsibility on all of us. That is the point. Tackling climate change is our social responsibility - to the next generation.”
David Cameron, Conservative Party Leader, October 2006

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