The failure of world leaders to act on the critical issue of global warming is often blamed on economic considerations.
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Conserving energy and thus saving money, reducing consumption of unnecessary products and packaging and shifting to a clean-energy economy would likely hurt the bottom line of polluting industries, but would undoubtedly have positive effects for most of us.David Suzuki
I always felt that if someone shot me, it would be great for the environmental movement, because they would make me a martyr. Our biggest fear was our children, because there was a tremendous amount of threat and intimidation, and my wife was terrified that the children might be grabbed or assaulted in some way. That was the real fear.David Suzuki
Treaties, agreements and organizations to help settle disputes may be necessary, but they often favor the interests of business over citizens.David Suzuki