Category: Environment

Crazy quotes from environmentalists or about the environment.

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 →

"EPA did its job, but clearly the outcome was not what anyone would have wanted."

Gina McCarthy: What Exactly is Your Job Again?

Speaking about Flint, Michigan’s Water Crisis – EPA Knew About Lead Contamination for 6 Months: “EPA did its job, but clearly the outcome was not what anyone would have wanted.” – Gina McCarthy Photo by: Eugene Kim Quote Source: http://dailycaller.com/2016/01/18/epa-says-it-did-its-job-despite-not-telling-flint-its-water-was-contaminated/ Read more →

Sierra Club

Sierra Club: We’re Against Nuclear Power Because It’s Too Good

  “The Sierra Club opposes the licensing, construction and operation of new nuclear reactors … pending development of adequate national and global policies to curb energy over-use and unnecessary economic growth.” – Sierra Club Photo: Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant. Photo by GorissenM. Quote Source: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/299295/sierra-club-opposes-clean-energy-robert-bryce Read more →

"We are not interested in the utility of a particular species, of a free-flowing river, or ecosystem to mankind. They have intrinsic value, more value - to me - than another human being, or a billion of them."

David Graber: One Billion Humans are Less Valuable than Rivers

“We are not interested in the utility of a particular species, of a free-flowing river, or ecosystem to mankind. They have intrinsic value, more value – to me – than another human being, or a billion of them.” By David Graber, Biologist with the U.S. National Park Service. Photo by Nithi Anand. Quote Source: http://www.thealternativeview.com/thewildlandsproject.htm Read more →

"Given the total, absolute, and final disappearance of Homo sapiens, then not only would the Earth's community of Life continue to exist, but in all probability, its well-being would be enhanced. Our presence, in short, is not needed."

Paul Taylor: Earth Better Off Without Humans

“Given the total, absolute, and final disappearance of Homo sapiens, then not only would the Earth’s community of Life continue to exist, but in all probability, its well-being would be enhanced. Our presence, in short, is not needed.”-Paul Taylor, author of Respect for Nature: A Theory of Environmental Ethics. Photo by Niranjan Ramesh. Quote Source: Respect for Nature: A Theory… Read more →