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World War II had a very important impact on the development of technology, as a whole.
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Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented.

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If you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, you are looking the wrong way.

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There is no such thing as a free lunch.

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The age of innocent faith in science and technology may be over.

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I see no reason to have my shirts ironed. It's irrational.

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The environmental crisis is a global problem, and only global action will resolve it.

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Environmental quality was drastically improved while economic activity grew by the simple expedient of removing lead from gasoline - which prevented it from entering the environment.

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The weapons were conceived and created by a small band of physicists and chemists; they remain a cataclysmic threat to the whole of human society and the natural environment.

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World War II had a very important impact on the development of technology, as a whole.

— Barry Commoner

Our assaults on the ecosystem are so powerful, so numerous, so finely interconnected, that although the damage they do is clear, it is very difficult to discover how it was done. By which weapon? In whose hand? Are we driving the ecosphere to destruction simply by our growing numbers? By our greedy accumulation of wealth? Or are the machines which we have built to gain this wealth-the magnificent technology that now feeds us out of neat packages, that clothes us in man-made fibers, that surrounds us with new chemical creations-at fault?

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If environmentalism is a fad, it will be the last one.

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