"Nowhere has the political power of coal been more obvious than in presidential campaigns."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Jeff Goodell on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Jeff Goodell on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Jeff Goodell on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Jeff Goodell on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Jeff Goodell on Booker T. Washington
"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."