Sustainable Environment Quotes

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People 'over-produce' pollution because they are not paying for the costs of dealing with it.
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Ha-Joon Chang (23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism)
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Progress is measured by the speed at which we destroy the conditions that sustain life.
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George Monbiot
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The problem isn’t just the type of energy we’re using; it’s what we are doing with it. Even if we had a 100%-clean-energy system, what would we do with it? Exactly what we are doing with fossil fuels: raze more forests, trawl more fish, mine more mountains, build more roads, expand industrial farming, and send more waste to landfill – all of which have ecological consequences our planet can no longer sustain. We will do these things because our economic system demands that we grow production and consumption at an exponential rate.
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Jason Hickel (Less Is More: How Degrowth Will Save the World)
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A fish only discovers its need for water when it is no longer in it. Our own culture is like water to a fish. It sustains us.
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Fons Trompenaars
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Anyone who things that you can have infinite growth in a finite environment is either a madman or an economist.
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Paul Polman (Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More Than They Take)
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People with purpose thrive, brands with purpose grow, and companies with purpose last.
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Paul Polman (Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More Than They Take)
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Animal agriculture causes more environmental damage than any other industry, but it makes no sense to hate bovines with hamburger in hand.
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Lisa Kemmerer (Eating Earth: Environmental Ethics and Dietary Choice)
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Reusing and repurposing is one of the most effective ways to contribute to environmental sustainability.
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Mohith Agadi
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(about Pilgrims) It would be difficult to imagine a group of people more ill-suited to a life in the wilderness. They packed as if they had misunderstood the purpose of the trip. They found room for sundials and candle snuffers, a drum, a trumpet, and a complete history of Turkey. One William Mullins packed 126 pairs of shoes and 13 pairs of boots. Yet, between them they failed to bring a single cow or horse or plough or fishing line. Among the professions represented on the Mayflower's manifest were two tailors, a printer, several merchants, a silk worker, a shopkeeper and a hatter- occupations whose importance is not immediately evident when one thinks of surviving in a hostile environment. Their military commander, Miles Standish, was so diminutive of stature that he was known to all as "Captain Shrimpe" hardly a figure to inspire awe in the savage natives from whom they confidently expected to encounter. With the uncertain exception of the little captain, probably none in the party had ever tried to bring down a wild animal. Hunting in seventeenth century Europe was a sport reserved for the aristocracy. Even those who labelled themselves farmers generally had scant practical knowledge of husbandry, since farmer in the 1600s, and for some time afterwards, signified an owner of land rather than one who worked it. They were, in short, dangerously unprepared for the rigours ahead, and they demonstrated their manifest incompetence in the most dramatic possible way: by dying in droves. Six expired in the first two weeks, eight the next month, seventeen more in February, a further thirteen in March. By April, when the Mayflower set sail back to England just fifty-four people, nearly half of them children, were left to begin the long work of turning this tenuous toe-hold into a self-sustaining colony.
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Bill Bryson (Made in America an Informal History Of)
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As we stand at the crossroads of economic development and ecological preservation, the choices we make today will determine the legacy we leave for future generations. It is time for a financial revolution that transcends traditional boundaries, paving the way for a greener, more sustainable tomorrow.
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Shivanshu K. Srivastava
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Coconut Island Company is a family owned and operated store, created by husband and wife team Doug and Mary. Its goal is to reintroduce handmade, sustainable products that can replace disposable, harmful alternatives that are harmful to us, our children and to the environment. Specialising in Tapee Tea made with 15 different Thai native herbs and spices, Tapee tea has been used as a natural remedy for to help treat a range of chronic diseases and ailments by healers in Asia for generations.
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Coconut Island Co
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For persons with disabilities, the Intellectual Property profession is a gateway to independence, autonomy, and an inclusive work environment that respects and values individuals from all walks of life, offering a path to a respectable and sustainable livelihood.
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Kalyan C. Kankanala
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Everyone is in favor of environmental sustainability...until they have to pay for it.
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Scott Irwin (Back to the Futures: Crashing Dirt Bikes, Chasing Cows, and Unraveling the Mystery of Commodity Futures Markets)
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Balancing the needs of human societies with the preservation of freshwater ecosystems requires a paradigm shift towards more sustainable water use. This involves reevaluating the environmental impact of large-scale water extraction projects, promoting water conservation practices, and investing in alternative water sources to alleviate pressure on natural habitats.
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Shivanshu K. Srivastava
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As a society, we cannot afford to overlook the nexus between environmental health and reproductive well-being. The future health and vitality of our communities depend on our collective commitment to creating a cleaner, safer environment for everyone, especially those who are most vulnerable.
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Shivanshu K. Srivastava
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The problem is that these are earthly-focused models of leadership. Without the flow of grace from the apostles and prophets, who are not only focused on seeing what is going on in Heaven but also on releasing that reality here on earth, these models will inevitably lead us to focus on what we know God has done in the past and miss out on what He is doing now. They lead us to care more about knowledge than experience.
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Danny Silk (Culture of Honor: Sustaining a Supernatural Enviornment: Sustaining a Supernatural Environment)
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Weathering results from repeated or sustained activation of the physiological stress response over years and eventually decades. This means that a person’s health and life expectancy depend more on their experiences, their interactions with others, and the physical environment they live in than on their DNA signature or lifestyle.
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Arline T. Geronimus (Weathering: The Extraordinary Stress of Ordinary Life in an Unjust Society)
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Within the practice of contemporary geography, many traditional components such as maps are still important, though satellite remote sensing, sometimes known as Earth Observation (EO), Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and other powerful quantitative methods have been added to traditional fieldwork and the comparative method. Established core concepts of space and place have been transformed, in human geography at least, by modern social and cultural theory. The need to understand the biophysical and human environments of people and their interactions is becoming increasingly urgent as issues of sustainability and the protection and preservation of planet Earth become imperative. As integration within geography as a whole has weakened, both physical and human geography have become more specialized and have adopted different approaches to many of their research problems. Most importantly, physical geography is asserting its scientific credentials, while human geography emphasizes critical theory, values, and ethics.
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John A. Matthews (Geography: A Very Short Introduction)