Jeff Goodell Quotes

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Jeff Goodell Quotes

This Dewdrop World is a beautiful, courageous, intimate film about love and loss. It may also be the deepest meditation on climate change that Ive ever seen.
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President Obama is in no danger of being judged by history as an eco-radical.

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Australia is the only island continent on the planet, which means that changes caused by planet-warming pollution - warmer seas, which can drive stronger storms, and more acidic oceans, which wreak havoc on the food chain - are even more deadly here.

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Bill Gates is a relative newcomer to the fight against global warming, but he's already shifting the debate over climate change.

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Corn is already the most subsidized crop in America, raking in a total of $51 billion in federal handouts between 1995 and 2005 - twice as much as wheat subsidies and four times as much as soybeans. Ethanol itself is propped up by hefty subsidies, including a fifty-one-cent-per-gallon tax allowance for refiners.

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Extracting oil from the tar sands is a nasty, polluting, energy-intensive business.

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Some studies have shown that natural gas could, in fact, be worse for the climate than coal.

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The oil industry fought hard to keep Keystone alive, making wildly exaggerated claims that the pipeline - the country's largest infrastructure project - would create tens of thousands of jobs and decrease America's reliance on oil from the Middle East.

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The relevant questions now are: How do we move beyond coal? How do we bring new jobs to the coal fields and retrain coal miners for other work? How do we inspire entrepreneurialism and self-reliance in people whose lives have been dependent on the paternalistic coal industry?

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Bloomberg is famously impatient with beltway politics and believes that to get anything done you need to work from the ground up.

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Obama's record on climate issues is not all bad.

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Some studies suggest that the Arctic Ocean may be ice-free by the end of the century.

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In any crass political calculation, drilling for oil will always win more votes than putting a price on carbon. But if I recall what I was taught in fifth-grade American government class, we elect presidents to do more than crass political calculations.

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For better or worse, the bulk of coal industry jobs are in Appalachia - and when that coal is gone, so are the jobs.

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The floods and fires and storms and droughts that Australia has suffered in the last few years have left no doubt in many Australians' minds about just how much is a stake in a super-heated world.

— Jeff Goodell

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