"One of the big questions in the climate change debate: Are humans any smarter than frogs in a pot? If you put a frog in a pot and slowly turn up the heat, it won't jump out. Instead, it will enjoy the nice warm bath until it is cooked to death. We humans seem to be doing pretty much the same thing."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Jeff Goodell on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Jeff Goodell on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Jeff Goodell on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Jeff Goodell on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Jeff Goodell on Helen Keller
"In the U.S. alone, weather disasters caused $50 billion in economic damages in 2010."
"Extracting oil from the tar sands is a nasty, polluting, energy-intensive business."
"Bill Gates is a relative newcomer to the fight against global warming, but he's already shifting the debate over climate change."
"Among all the tests President Obama faced in his first term, his biggest failure was climate change."
"Geoengineering - the deliberate, large-scale manipulation of the earth's climate to offset global warming - is a nightmare fix for climate change."
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