Category: Environment

Crazy quotes from environmentalists or about the environment.

Bill McKibben Quotes

Bill McKibben: Fossil Fuels’ Business Model Is ‘Wrecking the Planet’

“But these numbers make clear that with the fossil-fuel industry, wrecking the planet is their business model. It’s what they do.”-Bill McKibben in Rolling Stone. Quote Source: https://wattsupwiththat.com/2012/07/19/climate-craziness-and-quote-of-the-week-bill-mckibben-suggests-we-can-change-physics/ Base Photo: Bill McKibben 2. Photo by University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment.  Read more →

Bill McKibben: Fossil-Fuel Industry Will Change ‘Physics and Chemistry of Our Planet.’ What?!

“[The fossil-fuel] industry, and this industry alone, holds the power to change the physics and chemistry of our planet, and they’re planning to use it.”-Bill McKibben in Rolling Stone. Base Photo: Bill McKibben speaking for Tar Sands Action. Photo by Bora Chung.  Quote Source: https://wattsupwiththat.com/2012/07/19/climate-craziness-and-quote-of-the-week-bill-mckibben-suggests-we-can-change-physics/ Read more →

Bill McKibben at the Thomas Merton Center.

Bill McKibben: Fossil-Fuel Industry ‘Public Enemy Number One’

“Given this hard math, we need to view the fossil-fuel industry in a new light. It has become a rogue industry, reckless like no other force on Earth. It is Public Enemy Number One to the survival of our planetary civilization.” Bill McKibben, 350.org, in Rolling Stone. Base Photo: Bill McKibben at the Thomas Merton Center. Photo by Mark Dixon.… Read more →

Michael Moore quote

Michael Moore: Trump Responsible for ‘Extinction of Human Life on Earth’

“Historians in the near future will mark today, March 28, 2017, as the day the extinction of human life on earth began, thanks 2 Donald Trump.”-Michael Moore, Hollywood Director Base Photo: Michael Moore and Ryota Nakanishi at Royce Hall, UCLA in 2011. Quote Source: http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/04/02/michael-moore-destroyed-for-saying-trump-will-cause-extinction-of-human-life/ Read more →

Dan Grilo

Former Clinton Campaign Worker: Military Widow “Clapping Like an Idiot.”

U.S. Navy SEAL William Owens was recently killed in action while serving his country. In February 2017, President Donald Trump honored Williams’ widow at his Joint Address to Congress. After Trump praised Williams’ sacrifice, the crowd delivered a stirring, sustained standing ovation honoring Williams’ visibly emotional widow. This unforgettable moment was met with a callous political cynicism by former Clinton/Obama… Read more →

"I certainly believe that we have a moral obligation to care for the dogs, cats, and other nonhumans whose existence we have caused or facilitated as part of the institution of 'pet' ownership. But I maintain that we ought to abolish the institution and stop causing or facilitating the existence of more 'companion' animals." - Gary Francione Professor, Rutgers School of Law

Gary Francione: We Must Abolish the Terrible Institution of… Pet Ownership

“I certainly believe that we have a moral obligation to care for the dogs, cats, and other nonhumans whose existence we have caused or facilitated as part of the institution of ‘pet’ ownership. But I maintain that we ought to abolish the institution and stop causing or facilitating the existence of more ‘companion’ animals.”- Gary Francione, Professor, Rutgers School of Law… Read more →

"Um, just tiny bit worrisome that 'insect populations appear to be declining dramatically in many parts of the world'" - Bill McKibben, 350.org

Bill McKibben: Insect Populations Keep Me Up At Night

“Um, just tiny bit worrisome that ‘insect populations appear to be declining dramatically in many parts of the world’” – Bill McKibben, 350.org, on Twitter. Um, just tiny bit worrisome that 'insect populations appear to be declining dramatically in many parts of the world' https://t.co/QHszdHYPG2 — Bill McKibben (@billmckibben) July 10, 2016 (photo by: Creative Commons User Tom) Quote Source:… Read more →

"In a perfect world, animals would be free to live their lives to the fullest … it is also important to stop manufacturing 'pets,' thereby perpetuating a class of animals forced to rely on humans to survive." - PETA Companion Animals: Pets or Prisoners

PETA: Is Your Dog Your Pet or Your Prisoner?

“In a perfect world, animals would be free to live their lives to the fullest … it is also important to stop manufacturing ‘pets,’ thereby perpetuating a class of animals forced to rely on humans to survive.”  – PETA, Companion Animals: Pets or Prisoners (Photo by: Creative Commons user KH) Quote Source: http://www.naiaonline.org/naia-library/articles/quotes-from-the-leaders-of-the-animal-rights-movement/#sthash.aA6zwuBI.dpbs Read more →