Environmental Related Quotes
People are overwhelmed looking up at the Mount Everest of environmental challenges that we face. But you put one foot in front of the other and you recognize that not everyone is Sir Edmund Hillary.
“We're not going to do the details environmental analysis, but are there any obvious, major pitfalls? A facility like this can tend to influence development patterns. So if that's true does it fit with development patterns and if not does that raise red flags on its feasibility? In other words, how does it fit within the system, not just transportation but the area as a whole?”
“The logistics of this project are unprecedented. It's transforming a vacant piece of property into a major industrial environmental facility in a matter of months.”
I think so long as fossil fuels are cheap, people will use them and it will postpone a movement towards new technologies.
“The size of this endeavor alone warrants this modest extension, ... When viewing these environmental issues, the impact on our infrastructure and community and, also significantly, the visual considerations along the majestic Hudson River, the time allowed thus far is clearly and grossly inadequate.”
China will soon emit more greenhouse gases than America, but its regime knows if it caps aspirations there will be a revolution.
It's not unexpected that shooting massive amounts of water, sand, and chemicals at high pressure into the earth to shatter shale and release natural gas might shake things up. But earthquakes aren't the worst problem with fracking.
There are plenty of problems in the world, and doubtless climate change - or whatever the currently voguish phrase for it all is - certainly is one of them. But it's low on my list.