Our goal is not just an environment of clean air and water and scenic beauty. The objective is an environment of decency, quality and mutual respect for all other human beings and all other living creatures.
There is no domestic issue more important to America in the long run than the conservation and proper use of our natural resources, including fresh water, clean air, tillable soil, forests, wilderness, habitat for wildlife, minerals and recreational assets.
Teddy Roosevelt of course was a great outdoorsman all his life. Gaylord Ne
Reaching a general understanding that sustainability is the ultimate issue will finally bring us face-to-face with the political challenge of forging a sustainable society during the next few decades. It is a challenge we can meet if we have the leadership and the political will to do so.
We must recognize that we're all part of a web of life around the world. Anytime you extinguish a species, the consequences are serious.
The month of April 2000 will provide an unprecedented showcase for the clean energy options available to individuals, businesses and the government, .. As tens of millions of people take action to support clean energy during Earth Month, the 'New Energy for a New Era' campaign will catapult us towar
Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues.
Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues. Gaylord Nelso
We're going to have to do a whole lot more, and give nature at least a chance to repair some of the damage we've done.
The ultimate test of a man's conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.
The fights in future will not be over whether we ought to do something, but over how we ought to do it, and that's a reasonable debate.
Nuclear war is not inevitable, but major degradation of our environment with grave consequences is inevitable unless we reverse the trend.
The bigger the population gets, the more serious the problems become... We have to address the population issue. The United Nations, with the U.S. supporting it, took the position in Cairo in 1994 that every country was responsible for stabilizing its own population. It can be done. But in this coun
I don't think most people understand where we're headed.
Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues. Gaylord Ne
In the last half century we haven't had Presidential leadership that addressed this question in the broadest and most important aspect.
Every person has the inalienable right to a decent environment.
All nations are degrading and consuming their environment to a point beyond capacity. In the past 15 years in the U.S. we have added 1300 cities with populations over 100,000. When the environment is forced to file Chapter 11, the ecology collapses. Nations recover from war but not from a failed eco
President Bush calls himself an environmentalist. I think his heart's in the right place, but he hasn't demonstrated any leadership.
The fate of the living planet is the most important issue facing mankind.
All economic activity is dependent upon that environment and its underlying resource base of forests, water, air, soil, and minerals. When the environment is finally forced to file for bankruptcy because its resource base has been polluted, degraded, dissipated, and irretrievably compromised, the ec
Trails are relatively inexpensive. A splendid national network of all kinds of trails can be established at less cost than a few hundred miles of super highway.
Dr. S. Dillon Ripley, secretary of the Smithsonian Institute, believes that in 25 years, somewhere between 75 and 80 percent of all the species of living animals will be extinct.
The threat of nuclear war isn't nearly as important as the threat of the destruction of our resource base which sustains us.
I'm for the environment but not for limiting immigration.
As far as I know, most organizations are avoiding population issues because they're politically frightened by the charge that comes from some proponents of immigration that if you oppose the immigration policy we have now, you're a racist.. There is no way in the world we can forge a sustainable soc
John McConnell may have used the phrase Earth Day before we did, (but) he knows our events were not similar. Ours was a political exercise. His was a peace exercise.
It was truly an astonishing grassroots explosion, ... The objective was to get a nationwide demonstration of concern for the environment so large that it would shake the political establishment out of its lethargy.
We must realize that we're all part of a web of life around the world. Anytime you extinguish a species, the consequences are serious.
The wealth of the nation is its air, water, soil, forests, minerals, rivers, lakes, oceans, scenic beauty, wildlife habitats and biodiversity... that's all there is. That's the whole economy. That's where all the economic activity and jobs come from. These biological systems are the sustaining wealt