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8 Inspiring Climate Quotes

Updated: Jul 20, 2021


  1. "We are the first generation to feel the effect of climate change and the last generation who can do something about it." Barack Obama

  2. "We don't have time to sit on our hands as our planet burns. For young people, climate change is bigger than election or re-election. It's life or death." Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

  3. "My message is that we'll be watching you. This is all wrong. I shouldn't be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to us young people for hope. How dare you. You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. Yet I am one of the lucky ones. People are suffering." Greta Thunberg

  4. "We had no power in creating the systems that are destroying our world and futures and yet we are and will be paying the biggest price for the older generations' recklessness." Jamie Margolin

  5. "When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can't eat money." Alanis Obomsawim

  6. "The Earth is a fine place and worth fighting for." Ernest Hemingway

  7. "This is not a partisan debate; it is a human one. Clean air and water, and a livable climate are inalienable human rights. And solving this crisis is not a question of politics. It is our moral obligation." Leonardo DiCaprio

  8. "As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experiences, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you, and climate change is one of those exceptions." Al Gore




Sources:

https://curious.earth/blog/climate-change-quotes/

https://www.biography.com/news/greta-thunberg-quotes

twitter.com/jamie_margolin

log.publicgoods.com/14-climate-change-quotes-that-will-inspire-you-to-take-action/

https://www.inc.com/peter-economy/climate-change-is-here-right-now-17-quotes-that-will-inspire-you-to-take-action.html



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