8 quotes about the environment

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But reducing harmful emissions, abating our dependence on foreign oil and developing alternative renewable energy sources have benefits that go beyond environmental health, they improve personal health, enhance national security and encourage our nation's economic viability.

Jim Clyburn
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Well, for starters, we have to do more to create demand for new technologies that can reduce our dependence on foreign oil and environmental degradation.

Sherwood Boehlert
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But my point is that you design something in the end that precludes any unhealthy trading practices that are not going to serve your environmental or your economic objectives but now is not the time to do it.

John Anderson
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Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law in journalism, literature and art.

Barry Commoner
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If we gave up eating beef we would have roughly 20 to 30 times more land for food than we have now.

James Lovelock
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On the environmental front there's concern about global warming and high levels of carbon dioxide, and trees take in CO2 and store carbon.

Clive Anderson
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There's no longer any surprise in noting that China has grave environmental problems.

James Fallows
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Not all is doom and gloom. We are beginning to understand the natural world and are gaining a reverence for life - all life.

Roger Tory Peterson