56+ Best Climate Change Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational climate change quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Climate Change Quotes

The world must come together to confront climate change. There is little scientific dispute that if we do nothing, we will face more drought, famine and mass displacement that will fuel more conflict for decades. Barack Obama

We need joy as we need air. We need love as we need water. We need each other as we need the earth we share

When the well is dry, we know the worth of water. Benjamin Franklin

Avoiding climate breakdown will require cathedral thinking. We must lay the foundation while we may not know exactly how to build the ceiling. Greta Thunberg

Preservation of our environment is not a liberal or conservative challenge, it’s common sense. Ronald Reagan

The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it. Robert Swan

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed. Mahatma Gandhi

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. George Bernard Shaw

Climate change is a terrible problem, and it absolutely needs to be solved. It deserves to be a huge priority. Bill Gates

Every day is Earth Day, and I vote we start investing in a secure climate future right now. Jackie Speier

On climate change, we often don’t fully appreciate that it is a problem. We think it is a problem waiting to happen. Kofi Annan

As cheesy as it sounds, truly every day is Earth Day. Ashlan Gorse Cousteau

Gordon Brown thinks you can solve climate change by changing your lightbulbs. I think you should solve climate change by changing the government Siân Berry

Today is Earth Day. I don’t want to end the day without an acknowledgment of the wonder that we actually live here. Okay, there is so much terror seeping around every corner. But there is also beauty, creativity, and life. Look around, we are blessed to be here. Really. Blessed.

We simply must do everything we can in our power to slow down global warming before it is too late The science is clear. The global warming debate is over. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Those who have the privilege to know have the duty to act Albert Einstein

We don’t have time to sit on our hands as our planet burns. For young people, climate change is bigger than election or re election. It’s life or death. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez

The earth is what we all have in common. Wendell Berry

By polluting the oceans, not mitigating CO2 emissions and destroying our biodiversity, we are killing our planet. Let us face it, there is no planet B. Emmanuel Macron

We are on Earth to take care of life. We are on Earth to take care of each other. Xiye Bastida

I hold a vision of this blue green planet, safe and in balance. At the end of the Fossil Fuel Era, we are emerging to a new reality. We are ready to make the next leap  as momentous as abolishing slavery or giving women the vote. Elizabeth May

A vibrant, fair, and regenerative future is possible  not when thousands of people do climate justice activism perfectly but when millions of people do the best they can. Xiye Bastida

We are running the most dangerous experiment in history right now, which is to see how much carbon dioxide the atmosphere can handle before there is an environmental catastrophe. Elon Musk

When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can’t eat money.

Global warming is too serious for the world any longer to ignore its danger or split into opposing factions on it. Tony Blair

If we truly showed respect for the sacred, we would cease in its destruction and abuse. We would seek consent, rather than taking what does not belong to us. We would not work to destroy that which we don’t understand. Without the sacred, humanity perishes.

The less we do to address climate change now, the more regulation we will have in the future. Bill Nye

We are the first generation to feel the impact of climate change and the last generation that can do something about it Barack Obama

We are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity. We cannot remain looking inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly polluted and overcrowded planet. Stephen Hawking

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. Franklin D. Roosevelt

What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. Dr. Jane Goodall

We can do this. This is the biggest emergent social movement in all of history. We can do this. And if anybody thinks that we don’t have the political will, remember, political will is itself a renewable resource. Al Gore

It’s not climate change that needs to be tackled. It is the political power of the fossil fuel industry. Richard Denniss

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.

What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on? Henry David Thoreau

It is our collective and individual responsibility to protect and nurture the global family, to support its weaker members and to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live. Dalai Lama

When I was a boy in the 1930s, the carbon dioxide level was still below 300 parts per million. This year, it reached 382, the highest figure for hundreds of thousands of years. David Attenborough

An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment. David Attenborough

The planet will continue to cook. Paul Krugman

When we know how to protect all beings, we are protecting ourselves. Thích Nhất Hạnh

Since global warming Eskimos now have twenty different words for water. John O’Farrell

I need to be outside. I need to be in the world and to remember that I am of it. John Green

Climate change is the greatest threat to our existence in our short history on this planet. Nobody’s going to buy their way out of its effects. Mark Ruffalo

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. Albert Einstein

I hope to use my celebrity to motivate people and contribute to moving our global society back from the brink. I am surprised the environment is not at the top of the agenda. What is more important than good and clean air? Don Cheadle

Keep close to Nature’s heart and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. John Muir

The challenge of pollution and global warming is no longer the science, or the rate of innovation, but the rate of implementation: We have the clean solutions; now let’s bundle them and install them. Jens Martin Skibsted

If you really think that the environment is less important than the economy, try holding your breath while you count your money. Guy McPherson

When enough people come together, then change will come and we can achieve almost anything. So instead of looking for hope  start creating it. Greta Thunberg

Climate change is the Everest of all problems, the thorniest challenge facing humankind.Lewis Gordon Pugh

We need to have a whole cultural shift, where it becomes our culture to take care of the Earth, and in order to make this shift, we need storytelling about how the Earth takes care of us and how we can take care of her.

Change or be changed, right? And what we mean by that is that climate change, if we don’t change course, if we don’t change our political and economic system, is going to change everything about our physical world. Naomi Klein

We can’t save the planet without uplifting the voices of its people, especially those most often unheard. Leah Thomas

Climate change isn’t something people get to choose to believe or not: it’s happening. Matt Gaetz

When we choose to protect others, we are also protecting ourselves. We cannot achieve climate justice, without uplifting and supporting all communities. Intersectional Environmentalist