Environmental Protection Quotes

Environmental Protection Quotes by Robin Hahnel, Wallace Stegner, Katie McGinty, Dan Lipinski, Christine Todd Whitman, Petra Kelly and many others.

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We should know that only replacing the economics of competition and greed with the economics of equitable cooperation will guarantee a globalization that takes advantage of potential efficiency gains in ways that also promote environmental protection, international equity, economic democracy, and variety.
Robin Hahnel
Something will have gone out of us as a people if we ever let the remaining wilderness be destroyed … We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more than drive to its edge and look in.
Wallace Stegner
As governor, I will work to ensure the Department of Environmental Protection issues the Climate Action Plan and will seek to implement the plan’s recommendations.
Katie McGinty
By cutting critical domestic programs such as education, health, environmental protection, and veterans’ services, this budget reveals misplaced priorities.
Dan Lipinski
As the former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and former governor of New Jersey, I have witnessed the impact of climate change firsthand.
Christine Todd Whitman
Militarism is in direct competition with people’s needs for food, health care, and environmental protection.
Petra Kelly
I urge Governments to considerably reduce funds allocated to the military, not only as a disarmament issue, but also as a potential contributor to social and environmental protection and call for the holding of referenda on this issue worldwide.
Alfred-Maurice de Zayas
If environmental protection efforts continue to lag behind economic growth, pollution will become even more rampant.
Zhou Shengxian
Climate policy has almost nothing to do anymore with environmental protection, says the German economist and IPCC official Ottmar Edenhofer. The next world climate summit in Cancun is actually an economy summit during which the distribution of the worlds resources will be negotiated.
Ottmar Edenhofer
Foreign relations should involve human rights, workers’ rights, and environmental protection.
Kevin de Leon
Canada stands out as making a sensible and positive contribution to the world. I’m saying that maybe because of its inclination toward multilateralism. Support for the environmental protection cause. It’s relationship between people and nature.
Christine Lagarde
California has always led the way on environmental protection and always reaped the benefits, pioneering everything from catalytic convertors on cars to stationary source reduction.
Ed Begley, Jr.
In the end, I think the majority of Romanian society will understand that if we respect environmental protection standards, if we have benefits in taxes, royalties, jobs, we should do what all the modern countries in Europe and beyond are doing to take advantage of their natural resources.
Victor Ponta
But, as environment minister, I am very interested in a thriving German automobile industry, because I can only pay for the rising costs of environmental protection at home and abroad if there are people in Germany with jobs and who pay taxes.
Sigmar Gabriel
Our district is home to the Adirondacks, and we know firsthand that clean energy development and environmental protection are critical to our economy.
Elise Stefanik
What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?
Henry David Thoreau
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.
Mahatma Gandhi
Building a ‘Green Gabon’ has always been a central pillar of my government, and in 2014, I introduced a new legal framework that puts environmental protection and sustainable development firmly at the heart of our future economic growth.
Ali Bongo Ondimba
Despite Arizona’s remarkable growth in recent years, we have met the current federal health standards for ozone pollution and the Environmental Protection Agency recently approved our dust control plan.
Jane D. Hull
We should end the Environmental Protection Agency’s war against American oil and gas.
Newt Gingrich
They’re a lot of great scientists and their mission is to protect people. It’s the Environmental Protection Agency, but it’s really a people protection agency. And they’re out there trying to do their job and do the science.
Josh Fox
It would be a mistake to believe that environmental protection and economic growth are mutually exclusive.
Khalid A. Al-Falih
The trade agreement itself does have labor and environmental protections, but we have to stand for human rights and we have to make sure that violence isn’t being perpetrated against workers who are just trying to organize for their rights.
Barack Obama
We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand.
Christopher Dodd
I don’t know the science behind climate change. I can’t say one way or another what is the direct impact, whether it’s man-made or not. I’ve heard arguments from both sides, but I do believe in protecting our environment, but without the job killing regulations that are coming out of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Joni Ernst
Over and over, we hear politicians say they can’t spend our tax dollars on environmental protection when the economy is so fragile.
David Suzuki
While trade agreements are negotiated in secrecy, behind-closed doors, we have learned enough from leaks to know that the result of passing TPA to ‘fast track’ these trade agreements would affect everything from food safety to environmental protection to consumer financial protections.
Jan Schakowsky
We forced Richard Nixon and the Congress who established, and thanks to your leadership, we supported you and we got the Environmental Protection Act and Agency.
Jill Stein
Somewhere down the line I’d like to create a foundation that brings awareness to environmental protection, sustainability, the effects of pollution, and all of those things related to protecting nature.
Xander Schauffele
During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet. I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country’s economic growth and environmental protection, improvements in our educational system.
Al Gore
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
Jimmy Carter
Environmental agencies in China are hamstrung by local officials who put economic growth ahead of environmental protection; even the courts are beholden to local officials, and they are not open to environmental litigation.
Ma Jun
Under the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Program, homes are independently verified to be measurably more energy efficient than average houses.
Melissa Bean
I worked as a draftsman for the Department of Environmental Protection, and as a teacher, in N.Y.C.; at a big bank and a small ad agency, a tiny law firm and a few giant ones; as a cashier and a dishwasher; preparing deli sandwiches and stringing tennis racquets and pruning evergreens into conical Christmas-tree shapes.
Chris Pavone
The Environmental Protection Agency rarely follows up prosecuting coal companies and their fellow polluters, even when the evidence is clear-cut that they are dumping and poisoning entire towns near their projects, and the state regulators are even worse.
Suzy Shuster
There is a reason and a need to have an Environmental Protection Agency.
Scott Pruitt
The portfolio standard was enacted when I was secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection. It created investment, generated jobs, and gave a boost to local economies, all when helping to protect the environment.
Katie McGinty
If you, as CEO, have recognized an approach as being the right one, you have to pursue it consistently, even if some people disagree. But it is now clear to everyone that we, as an automaker, have no alternative but to take [environmental protection] course.
Norbert Reithofer
At least if we don’t close down the Environmental Protection Agency, we at least put a snaffle bit on them and ride the pony down.
Dick Armey
We need the tonic of wildness…At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.
Henry David Thoreau
Although environmental groups sometimes raise issues in the confirmation process, environmental protection is not central to the fear-mongering of the liberal interest groups that oppose conservative judges. But the threat to basic environmental protections from conservative jurisprudence is broad-based and severe.
Benjamin Wittes
With the observable fact that scientific knowledge makes our lives better when applied with concern for human welfare and environmental protection, there is no question that science and technology can produce abundance so that no one has to go without.
Jacque Fresco
Sometimes I feel like there isn’t enough Prozac in the world to make Environmental Protection Agency people feel better about their jobs. They’re going out there, they’re trying to protect Americans and then time and time and time again they get their knees cut off at the policy level.
Josh Fox
Environmental protection doesn’t happen in a vacuum. You can’t separate the impact on the environment from the impact on our families and communities.
Jim Clyburn
It is unfortunate that some in our party have lost sight of the importance of conservation and environmental protection for keeping America strong, healthy, prosperous, and secure. It’s time for all of our Republican leaders to recognize that conservation is conservative.
David Jenkins
It should be noted that the EPA’s banning of methanol is categorically absurd from the point of view of environmental protection.
Robert Zubrin
Just as there’s garbage that pollutes the Potomac river, there is garbage polluting our culture. We need an Environmental Protection Agency to clean it up.
Pat Buchanan
What I remain opposed to is the idea that David Cameron could go around and give up workers’ rights, give up environmental protection, give up a whole load of things that are very important.
Jeremy Corbyn
You begin to see that all of these things are connected: The kind of cuts that mean less environmental protection are also the kind of cuts that mean less musical education for the schools and that also mean more overcrowded schools.
Robert Hass
I am going to confront the old-fashioned negative thinking which says that all government needs to do to generate growth is cut worker and environmental protections, cut taxes on the rich and stroke ‘fat cats’ until they purr with pleasure. I’m completely repudiating the idea that government has to get out of the way.
Vince Cable
Economic growth and environmental protection are not at odds. They’re opposite sides of the same coin if you’re looking at longer-term prosperity.
Henry Paulson
White males are the most responsible for the destruction of human life and environment on the planet today.
Robin Morgan
I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country’s economic growth, environmental protection, improvements in our educational system.
Al Gore
I only started to understand the concept of “environmental protection” 14 years ago. I was an ambassador for a charity event, and the staff told me that the consumption of disposable chopsticks in China, per year, could result in the devastation of unimaginable acres of forest.
Li Bingbing
I’ve always been a strong supporter of environmental protection and initiatives in that area. But I’m willing to set priorities. If we have to make reductions in one place, we’ll have to-in order to increase another place, I’m willing to do that.
Judd Gregg
It’s Nixon who created the Environmental Protection Agency. Clean Air and Water Acts. Endangered Species Act. Promoted affirmative action. One could go on and on with Nixon as a New Deal liberal on domestic policy and a hawk, but one with great geo-political skills.
Douglas Brinkley
Time after time we’re told corporations should have freedom from pesky job safety regulations, environmental protections and labor standards – giving working people the freedom to be crushed in collapsing mines, choke on filthy air and get paid too little to live on.
Richard Trumka
The growth that we want is one that brings real benefits to the people, raises quality and efficiency of development, and contributes to energy conservation and environmental protection.
Li Keqiang
Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.
Theodore Roosevelt
Furthermore, both Pennsylvania and New Jersey Departments of Environmental Protection have evaluated the sediment to be dredged and also found it to be not toxic.
Robert Brady