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“Climate change is an opportunity to express our faith through love.” – Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, atmospheric scientist and associate professor of political science at Texas Tech University.
‘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.
‘If we can’t hold our politicians accountable, then we need to ask the British Monarchy come back because our experience in self governance failed.’ - Rep Bob Inglis responding to claim our elected leaders cannot be trusted to properly implement a carbon tax.
Category:Skepticism/Denial - General
"The one thing we know in science and life in general is that we can't just throw out the data we don't like just because we don't like it." – Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist at Texas Tech University.
"People often ask if I believe in global warming. I now just reply with the question: 'Do you believe in gravity.'" — Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist and science communicator.
“Most Republicans say the same thing behind closed doors: ‘Of course, I get that the climate is changing, of course I get that we need to do something—but I need to get reelected.’" — David Yarnold, President and CEO of the National Audubon Society.
"(Climate change) is a challenge of our time and that is why I am on a crusade for a sustainable future and terminate climate change once and for all." – Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Governor of California and Hollywood movie star.
Category:Who to Believe?
Critics call people concerned about climate change 'Chicken Little Alarmists.' However, U.S. Defense Dept. is worried about climate change.
Category:Flooding & Sea Level Rise
“The spreading sheet of sea ice around Antarctica could be viewed as a napkin being draped over a monstrous water pistol. “ – John Upton, science writer at Climatecentral.org.
Category:Risk, Stakes & Probability
Climate change is not a "cocktail hour curiosity." It is a very dangerous threat. Our climate system is an angry beast and we are poking it with a sharp stick. - inspired by Wallace Broecker
"(Climate Change) is ultimately an argument of humans vs. physics. It is not Republicans vs. Democrats, liberals vs conservatives, or environmentalists vs. industry. This issue is about whether the planet can live compatibly with our complex human brains." - Bill McKibben, climate activist and fou...
Category:Science & Uncertainty
"Climate change has taken on political dimensions...That's odd because I don't see people choosing sides over E = mc2 or other fundamental facts of science." — Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, Host of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.
“(To be successful) we have to take climate change and take it from a special interest to a public interest." – Bob Berkowitz, President and Founder of EcoAmerica.
“Every great scientific truth goes thru three phases: 1st people deny it, 2nd they say it conflicts with the Bible, 3rd they say they knew it all along.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist and science communicator.