Climate Change Quotes
Listed below are a collection of quotes from famous people around the world.
Paul Simpson,CEO of Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
Minimizing exposure to emissions regulation in Australia, the EU and other markets will also protect their investments for the long-term. Companies that capitalize on financial savings as a result of carbon reductions are well placed to improve their competitive position in the marketplace.
Sir Richard Branson, Virgin
I have described Carbon as one of the greatest threat to the ongoing prosperity of our planet; but we must also see it as one of the greatest wealth generating opportunities of our generation. Too often I hear commentators describe the battle against climate change as though there has to be a choice between growth and reducing our carbon output. This is wrong. Many of the fast growing businesses of the next decade will be in providing the fuels of the future and the technologies to clean up and power our economies.
The Prince of Wales
A company which operates to the highest standards, a company that cares about its people, its suppliers, its customers, its local community, and the viability of the natural environment, will over the long-term be a more profitable and sustainable firm
Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Change.
We’re trying to make it clear that the climate change crisis is an economic crisis, a social and a job crisis – it should be seen as a whole. If we do not tackle these, we will be in crisis mode for many, many years.
David King, Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford.
Climate change is the most severe problem that we are facing today, more serious even than the threat of terrorism.
Dr. James Hansen, Scientist, Preface of Storms of My Grandchildren Dec. 2009
Planet Earth, creation, the world in which civilization developed, the world with climate patterns that we know and stable shorelines, is in imminent peril.