“We are not the only species on the planet, and we live in cooperation or conflict with all of them.”

“We are in a sustainability crisis because we live in an economy that depends on constant growth, something that cannot be sustained indefinitely on a finite planet.”

“We have to stop thinking of ourselves as individuals and start thinking of ourselves as part of a larger community: the planet.”

“In a world of more than seven billion people, each taking more than their fair share of resources, being a locavore, a vegan or vegetarian, or driving a hybrid car is not enough.”

“The greatest challenge facing humanity is not climate change, but how we respond to it.”

“Instead of treating the environment as if it were something separate from ourselves, we need to realize that we are part of it.”

“We can’t continue to consume as if resources are infinite when they are clearly not.”

“Money, power and fame do not bring happiness or security. Our present actions and attitudes toward the Earth, however, will determine the happiness and security of future generations.”

“The Earth’s resources are finite, but human ingenuity is infinite.”

“Our obligation to the environment is not to protect nature but to protect ourselves from the consequences of our actions.”

“The only way we can change the world is through individual action and collective action.”

“When we damage the environment, we damage ourselves.”

“We are destroying the planet that sustains us at an alarming rate.” TRACIE HARRIS QUOTES

“We need to act now to save the planet for future generations.”

“The natural world is not our enemy; it is our ally and our teacher.”

“We have to stop looking at the environment as something to be used and start seeing it as something to be respected and protected.”

“The most important investment we can make is in the health and well-being of the planet.”

“We need to change from a growth economy to a steady-state economy, where we use resources responsibly and demand less from the environment.”

“The Earth is not a commodity for us to exploit, it is a sacred place that deserves our respect and protection.”

“We must work to create a world where environmental degradation is no longer acceptable.”

“We need to put the needs of the planet and future generations ahead of our own short-term desires.”

“We have to move beyond our own self-interest and realize that we are all connected to each other and the planet.”

“We must find a balance between economic growth and environmental protection.”

“There is only one planet and we all have to share it. We are all in this together.”