Quotations on Climate

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Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Change, Men, Nature, Climate, Common sense, Fool, Man, May)

Maine's long and cold winters may help keep our State's population low, but our harsh climate also accounts for what is unique and valuable about our land and our people.
- Tom Allen
(Keywords: People, Climate, Help, Land, May, Population, State)

I don't know that I can give a definitive answer to that, I can only say that if we create the right climate those who are producing those products will have the opportunity to move into a higher value product if changes are needed if we get this right.
- John Anderson
(Keywords: Opportunity, Climate, Right, Value, Will)

Unfortunately, Climate Science has become Political Science. It is tragic that some perhaps well-meaning but politically motivated scientists who should know better have whipped up a global frenzy about a phenomena which is statistically questionable at best.
- Robert H. Austin
(Keywords: Science, Climate, Scientists)

A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting to the dwellers in civilization; like the gentle air of a genial climate, it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.
- Walter Bagehot
(Keywords: Civilization, Climate, Enjoyment, Luxury, Unconscious)

We live in a state with a wonderful climate and plenty of natural beauty, from the shores of Cumberland Island to the Chattahoochee River to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
- Roy Barnes
(Keywords: Beauty, Climate, Mountains, State)

A climate change response must have at its heart a redistribution of wealth and resources.
- Emma Brindal
(Keywords: Change, Heart, Wealth, Climate, Climate change)

Just tasking a team to be creative won't get you to be innovative. It's having a corporate climate that gives people the space to experiment and take risks. Only then can you truly sustain it.
- Steve Brown
(Keywords: People, Climate, Corporate, Space)

Canada and the United States are also working at the World Trade Organization and in our own hemisphere with negotiations for a Trade Area of the Americas to try to help countries create a positive climate for investment and trade.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Positive, Canada, Climate, Countries, Help, Investment, states, Trade, United, World)

Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Health, Perseverance, Climate, Dress, Exercise, Temperance)

I'm saying that the moral climate within the ruling class in this country is not that different from the moral climate within the ruling class of Hitler's Germany.
- David Clennon
(Keywords: Class, Climate, Country, Germany, Saying)

Often times when you face such an overwhelming challenge as global climate change, it can be somewhat daunting - it's kind of like trying to lose weight, which I know something about.
- Hillary Clinton
(Keywords: Change, Challenge, Climate, Climate change, Trying, Weight)

Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only with their own country-men, change their climate, but not their customs. They see new meridians, but the same men; and with heads as empty as their pockets, return home with traveled bodies, but untravelled minds.
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Keywords: Change, Home, Men, Climate, Country, Nations, Visit)

My view is that climate changes have happened in the last 80 years, that is, the world has got a little bit warmer, although not as warm as it has been in Medieval times, or the Bronze Age.
- Piers Corbyn
(Keywords: Age, Climate, World, Years)

Manners are love in a cool climate.
- Quentin Crisp
(Keywords: Love, Climate, Manners)

I believe global warming and climate change are real threats to our planet.
- Andrew Cuomo
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Global warming)

My dear colleague James Hansen, I believe, has finally gone off the deep end... The global warming 'time bomb,' 'disastrous climate changes that spiral dynamically out of humanity's control.' These are the words of an apocalyptic prophet, not a rational scientist.
- Nicholas Drapela
(Keywords: Control, Climate, Deep, End, Global warming, Humanity, Words)

We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Keywords: Peace, Climate, Freedom)

Our climate is changing. The Earth's climate has, in fact, warmed by 1.1 to 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit since the industrial revolution. People look at this and say: Oh, that is not very much. In fact, it is very much, and it changes the dynamic. It impacts species. It kills some. It diminishes the carbon sink of the ocean. It does a number of things.
- Diane Feinstein
(Keywords: People, Climate, Earth, Fact, Revolution, Ocean)

And given that there's been probably a ten-fold amount of information about terrorism through the media than there has about climate change; I think that's quite an interesting statistic.
- Peter Garrett
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Information, Media, Terrorism)

Once you start to look into the guts of climate change you find that just about every scientific institution in the world is conducting research on the issue.
- Peter Garrett
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Research, World)

Climate change is also clearly a matter of huge interest and concern for the scientific community.
- Peter Garrett
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Community, Concern, Interest)

Climate change is such a huge issue that it requires strong, concerted, consistent and enduring action by governments.
- Peter Garrett
(Keywords: Change, Action, Climate, Climate change)

It's absolutely not acceptable for people to argue that, if we are going to do anything about climate change at all, well, the responsibility lies solely with the individual.
- Peter Garrett
(Keywords: Change, People, Climate, Climate change, Lies, Responsibility)

The forces that are in play on climate change essentially revolve around the generation of power, the transportation of goods and services and people, and the sorts of materials that we use to fuel the whole of our civilisation.
- Peter Garrett
(Keywords: Change, Power, People, Climate, Climate change, Play)

Look, very clearly there are things that need to be done urgently in relation to climate change, and of those the most obvious is to have an enforceable and equitable arrangement delivering deep cuts in emissions into the middle of the century.
- Peter Garrett
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Deep, Obvious)

What I worry about is climate change, because that would have untold effects that we can't even measure yet.
- Susan George
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Measure, Worry)

What happened to Haiti is a threat that could happen anywhere in the Caribbean to these island nations, you know, because of global warming, because of climate change and all this.
- Danny Glover
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Global warming, Nations)

I have not made any suggestions about climate change. This is more about blending or shifting the conversation about the environment versus the economy. It's just such an old, outdated conversation.
- Jennifer Granholm
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Conversation, Economy, Environment, Old)

Nevada once again has shown double digit increases in tax revenue... Nevada continues to show economic stability with its desirable business climate and booming tourism sector.
- Kenny Guinn
(Keywords: Business, Climate, Tax, Stability)

We have to face the reality of climate change. It is arguably the biggest threat we are facing today.
- William Hague
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Reality, Today)

We're in such a volatile climate right now politically. I think they didn't want Assassins to not succeed due to popular opinion and politics, versus on its own merits. I can respect that.
- Neil Patrick Harris
(Keywords: Politics, Climate, Now, Opinion, Popular, Respect, Right, Succeed, Want)

Given that, and assuming that we begin to adjust to issues like climate change and the greenhouse effect, Denver's location in the center of the country becomes a tremendous advantage.
- John Hickenlooper
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Country, Effect)

If we're going to create the best business climate to create higher paying jobs and retain our young people, we're going to have to build a workforce prepared for the opportunities of the future.
- John Hoeven
(Keywords: Business, People, Climate, Future, Jobs)

Once again we have misleading climate change pronouncements being based on data errors, data errors detected by non-UN, non-IPCC, non-peer-reviewed external observers. This is exactly what happens when you base your arguments on 'consensus science' and not scientific fact.
- Doug L. Hoffman
(Keywords: Change, Science, Arguments, Being, Climate, Climate change, Errors, Fact, Misleading)

The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it's all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.
- Mike Huckabee
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Future, Generations, Global warming, Responsibility, Scientists)

Fertile soil, level plains, easy passage across the mountains, coal, iron, and other metals imbedded in the rocks, and a stimulating climate, all shower their blessings upon man.
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Keywords: Blessings, Climate, Man, Mountains)

The human organism inherits so delicate an adjustment to climate that, in spite of man's boasted ability to live anywhere, the strain of the frozen North eliminates the more nervous and active types of mind.
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Keywords: Ability, Climate, Man, Mind)

Thus the races, though alike in their physical response to climate, may possibly be different in their mental response because they have approached America by different paths.
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Keywords: America, Climate, May)

You have to pretend to live in those clothes that they lived in, to live within the climate that they had then. You have to imagine with the help, obviously, of all the other technicians that are around - the writer, the director, the other actors.
- Derek Jacobi
(Keywords: Actors, Climate, Clothes, Help, Writer)

Instead of sitting on the sidelines, President Obama has made it clear that the US is ready to lead a global effort to combat climate change.
- Valerie Jarrett
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Effort, President)

Well, if you're talking about the current climate, there's a lack of content in American film because I think people are deeply confused about their emotions, and they don't regret certain aspects of their own foreign policy.
- Neil Jordan
(Keywords: People, Policy, American, Climate, Content, Emotions, Film, Foreign policy, Regret, Talking)

I learned that fighting on the chess board could also have an impact on the political climate in the country.
- Garry Kasparov
(Keywords: Chess, Climate, Country, Fighting)

A great number of the women are victims to falling of the womb and weakness in the spine; but these are necessary results of their laborious existence, and do not belong either to climate or constitution.
- Fanny Kemble
(Keywords: Women, Climate, Constitution, Existence, Results, Victims, Weakness)

In fact, even the current administration now is releasing recent reports indicating that climate change is real, that global warming is occurring, that it is heavily influenced by man-made objects and that it is something we cannot ignore any longer.
- Ron Kind
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Fact, Global warming, Man, Now)

Nevertheless, there is another threat on the horizon. I see this threat in environmentalism which is becoming a new dominant ideology, if not a religion. Its main weapon is raising the alarm and predicting the human life endangering climate change based on man-made global warming.
- Vaclav Klaus
(Keywords: Change, Life, Religion, Climate, Climate change, Global warming, Ideology, Man)

Today's business and health care climate may not be pleasant. Cutbacks, pay cuts and layoffs do not make anyone's job easy. But that does not mean that the humor need stop.
- Allen Klein
(Keywords: Business, Health, Humor, Care, Climate, Job, May, Today)

I believe the anthropogenic effect for climate change is still only one of the hypotheses to explain the variability of climate.
- Kanya Kusano
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Effect)

At a time when U.S. jobs are heading overseas at a record pace, and amidst increased sanctions on our manufacturers and producers from other countries, it's imperative that we do all we can to provide our businesses a climate to operate successfully.
- Blanche Lincoln
(Keywords: Time, Climate, Countries, Jobs)

Yet, despite our many advances, our environment is still threatened by a range of problems, including global climate change, energy dependence on unsustainable fossil fuels, and loss of biodiversity.
- Dan Lipinski
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Dependence, Energy, Environment, Loss, Problems)



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