Category:Oil & Coal Dependency
"If you like buying oil from the Saudis, you'll love buying solar from the Chinese!"— Thomas Friedman
Category:Rebuttals - specifc
"This is like saying that if someone else drops more litter than you, then it's OK for you to drop litter."—Dr. Richard Milne
"To my free enterprise colleagues -- especially conservatives here -- (if) you think it's all a bunch of hooey, the Chinese don't." — conservative Republican Rep. Bob Inglis.
“We can restore the climate of the 1980s by 2070. It won’t require a miracle or big sacrifices, just the will and policies to do it.” — Peter Fiekowsky, physicist, business owner, and volunteer for Citizens Climate Lobby.
Category:Risk, Stakes & Probability
Martin Luther King “would say that we need to come together because this is our planet, and if we lose this, then all the other issues won’t matter.”—Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr., President of HipHop Caucus
‘The simple prescription for anyone concerned about climate change: price carbon. It’s simple. It works. It’s conservative to the core.’ — Bob Litterman and Gernot Wagner, writing in Forbes Magazine
‘Senator, why do you support this Keystone boondoggle of foreign corporations selling dirty crap to China?’ – Van Jones, co-host of “Crossfire” on CNN
"What I’m trying to do is convince people that acknowledging climate change doesn’t make you liberal. It makes you literate." – meteorologist Paul Douglas.
‘When people have talked of climate solutions, critics argued America can’t cut emissions as long as China pollutes. We can now retire that lame excuse to the same list that includes “the dog ate my homework.”’ – Steve Valk, Communications Director for Citizens’ Climate Lobby.