"I hope that in future Congresses there will reemerge a recognition that climate change is a reality, that our policies to meet our energy needs must also deal responsibly with environmental issues, including the damage caused by greenhouse gas emissions."
"The environment is everything that isn't me."Jeff Bingaman on Albert Einstein
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."Jeff Bingaman on Margaret Mead
"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."Jeff Bingaman on John Muir
"Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth."Jeff Bingaman on Henry David Thoreau
"God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools."Jeff Bingaman on John Muir
"I support concrete and progressive immigration reform based on three primary criteria: family reunification, economic contributions, and humanitarian concerns."
"The United States is the most innovative country in the world. But our leadership could slip away if we fail to properly fund primary, secondary and higher education."