Category: Environment

Crazy quotes from environmentalists or about the environment.

Liberal Professor: Texas Deserves Hurricane Harvey for Supporting GOP

“I don’t believe in instant Karma but this kinda feels like it for Texas. Hopefully this will help them realize the GOP doesn’t care about them.” -Ken Storey, recently fired left-wing University of Tampa professor Quote Source: https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=9660 Base Photo: Photo by Stuart Heath, provided via Flickr’s Creative Commons. https://www.flickr.com/photos/misteraitch/2473473518 Read more →

Cenk Uygur: Hurricane Harvey Is Oil Industry’s ‘Chickens Coming Home to Roost’

“Horrified at human toll of #HurricaneHarvey. Not sad about billions of damage to oil industry. Chickens coming home to roost. #ClimateChange” -Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks Horrified at human toll of #HurricaneHarvey. Not sad about billions of damage to oil industry. Chickens coming home to roost. #ClimateChange — Cenk Uygur (@cenkuygur) August 28, 2017 Quote Source: https://twitter.com/cenkuygur/status/902263041500225536 Base Photo:… Read more →

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 →