Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change.— Rajendra K. Pachauri
The most floundering Rajendra K. Pachauri quotes that will activate your desire to change
Climate change is for real. We have just a small window of opportunity and it is closing rather rapidly. There is not a moment to lose.
Please eat less meat - meat is a very carbon-intensive commodity.
Unless a price can be put on carbon emissions that is high enough to force power companies and manufacturers to reduce their fossil-fuel use, there seems to be little chance of avoiding hugely damaging temperature increases
We have embarked globally on a path of unsustainable development.
Our lifestyles, the way we produce goods and services, are all part of a system that is completely unsustainable. I see solutions to climate change leading to a much larger philosophical shift in the way human society develops. We need a new matrix to define what human progress is.
The impact of climate change will fall disproportionately upon developing countries and the poor persons within all countries. It will therefore exacerbate inequalities in health status and access to adequate food, clean water and other resources.
Stop worrying about the lousy science, and how me the money already.
Warming of the climate system is unequivocal.
..most of the global average warming over the past 50 years is very likely due to anthropogenic greenhouse gases increases.
Climate change: It's here. If we don't react, war, pestilence and famine will follow close behind
For me the protection of Planet Earth, the survival of all species and the sustainability of our ecosystems is more than a mission. It is my religion and my dharma.
The IPCC doesn't do any research itself.
We only develop our assessments on the basis of peer-reviewed literature.
There is, even today, a Flat Earth Society that meets every year to say the Earth is flat. The science about climate change is very clear. There really is no room for doubt at this point.
What is the difference between Lomborg's view of humanity and Hitler's? .
..If you were to accept Lomborg's way of thinking, then maybe what Hitler did was the right thing.
...99% of the casualties linked to climate change occur in developing countries. Worst hit are the world's poorest groups. While climate change will increasingly affect wealthy countries, the brunt of the impact is being borne by the poor, whose plight simply receives less attention.
An extremely effective instrument would be to put a price on carbon.
It is only through the market that you can get a large enough and rapid enough response [to climate change]