Climate change is the single greatest threat to a sustainable future but, at the same time, addressing the climate challenge presents a golden opportunity to promote prosperity, security and a brighter future for all.
— Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General, United Nations
Clean air, water, and a livable climate are inalienable human rights. And solving this crisis is not a question of politics it is a question of our own survival.
— Leonardo DiCaprio, U.N. Messenger of Peace for the Climate
Planet Earth — creation, the world in which civilization developed, the world with climate patterns that we know, and stable shorelines — is in imminent peril.
— Dr. James Hansen, Columbia University