Quotes of the week:
"Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money" - Cree Indian Proverb
“After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say 'I want to see the manager.” - William S Burroughs
"We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do." Barbara Ward
“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” —John Muir
"We are using resources as if we had two planets, not one. There can be no 'plan B' because there is no 'planet B.'" -Ban Ki-moon
"There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy, and its charm." Theodore Roosevelt
"No winter lasts forever; no spring skips it's turn"
"The Earth is what we all have in common" - Wendell Berry
"The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun"- Ralph Nader
"Saving our planet,lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth... these are on of the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortage, global health, food security and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all."
"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings"