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Category: Global Warming

The real enemy is humanity itself

“In searching for a new enemy to unite us, we came up with the idea that pollution, the threat of global warming, water shortages, famine and the like would fit the bill. All these dangers are caused by human intervention. The real enemy, then, is humanity itself.

- Alexander King , 1991


“Loggers losing their jobs because of spotted owl legislation is, in my eyes, no different than people being out of work after the furnaces of Dachau shut down.”

- David Brower


“Childbearing should be a punishable crime against society, unless the parents hold a government license… All potential parents should be required to use contraceptive chemicals, the government issuing antidotes to citizens chosen for childbearing.”

- David Ross Brower

Crazy Environmentalist part 2

“While the death of young men in war is unfortunate, it is no more serious than the touching of mountains and wilderness areas by humankind.”

- David Ross Brower

Crazy environmentalist

“I founded Friends of the Earth to make the Sierra Club look reasonable. Then I founded the Earth Island Institute to make Friends of the Earth seem reasonable. Earth First! now makes us look reasonable. We are still waiting for someone to come along and make Earth First! look reasonable.

- David Ross Brower

We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want . . . That’s just not going to happen

“We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times… and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK. That’s not leadership. That’s not going to happen.”

- Barack Obama , May, 17 2008.

If you deny global warming, you’re a Nazi

“Let’s just say that global warming deniers are now on a par with Holocaust deniers.”

- Ellen Goodman

Treason has a whole new meaning

“This is treason. And we need to start treating them as traitors.”

–speaking of global warming opponents

- Robert F. Kennedy Jr

We are what is wrong

“The earth has a fever. And the fever is rising…[Something] basic is wrong. We are what is wrong…”

- Al Gore

Manhattan will be underwater

“Manhattan will be underwater by 2050.”

- Harry Smith