"Extracting oil from the tar sands is a nasty, polluting, energy-intensive business."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Jeff Goodell on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Jeff Goodell on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Jeff Goodell on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Jeff Goodell on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Jeff Goodell on Abraham Lincoln
"In the U.S. alone, weather disasters caused $50 billion in economic damages in 2010."
"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."
""If you are interested enough in the climate crisis to read this post, you probably know that 2 degrees Centigrade of warming (or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) is the widely acknowledged threshold for ""dangerous"" climate change.""