15 Climate Change Quotes That Should Terrify You

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Climate change is REAL!

These 15 Powerful Climate Change Quotes Will Wake You the Hell Up

We can't talk enough about climate change.

The planet we call home is going up in flames, because of what we've done to it over the years. It will soon be inhabitable, as we near towards a mass extinction.

Yet some of us still aren't aware of the severity, namely politicians who won't act when they need to. Indigenous people and scientists have been urging we do something for years, but now it's a dire need we fix what capitalism has done to the earth.

Wherever you stand on the issue, reading through these climate change quotes will inspire you to do something to fight it.

Best Climate Change Quotes

  • "Twenty-five years ago people could be excused for not knowing much, or doing much, about climate change. Today, we have no excuse." -Desmond Tutu

  • "People need to stop financing denial of climate change." -Al Gore

  • "We're the first generation to feel the impact of climate change and the last generation that can do something about it." -Jay Inslee

  • "Climate change is no longer some far-off problem; it is happening here, it is happening now." -Barack Obama

  • "Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us." -Bill Nye

Impactful Climate Change Quotes

  • "The greatest danger to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it." -Robert Swan

  • "Climate change is a terrible problem, and it absolutely needs to be solved. It deserves to be a huge priority." -Bill Gates

  • "We need to put a price on carbon in the markets, and a price on denial in politics." -Al Gore

  • "Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change." -Rajendra K. Pachauri

  • "Climate change is real, it is happening right now. It is the most urgent threat facing our entire species, and we need to work collectively together and stop procrastinating." -Leonardo DiCaprio

Powerful Climate Change Quotes

  • "The impact of climate change is a tremendous risk to the security and well-being of our countries." -Nancy Pelosi

  • "Climate change is no longer a doomsday prophecy, it's a reality." -Astrid NĆøklebye Heiberg

  • "Climate change is the greatest threat of our time." -Gina McCarthy

  • "Sometimes, people say climate change threatens the planet. Well, actually, the planet itself will survive. What is at stake here is humanity's ability to live on this planet." -Kumi Naidoo

  • "Climate change is severely impacting the health of our planet and all of its inhabitants, and we must transition to a clean energy economy that does not rely on fossil fuels." -Leonardo DiCaprio

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