Category: Environment

Crazy quotes from environmentalists or about the environment.

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 in the Green movement aspire to a cultural model in which the killing of a forest will be considered more contemptible and more criminal than the sale of 6-year-old children to Asian brothels."

Carl Armery: Cutting Down Forests is Worse than Sale of Children to Brothels

“We in the Green movement aspire to a cultural model in which the killing of a forest will be considered more contemptible and more criminal than the sale of 6-year-old children to Asian brothels.”-Carl Armery, Green Party in West Germany. Photo by McD22. Quote Source: http://www.aim.org/wls/author/carl-amery/ 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 →