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Naomi Klein
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Climate scientists agree: climate change is happening here and now. Based on well-established evidence, about 97 percent of climate scientists have concluded that human-caused climate change is happening.”
-- American Association for the Advancement of Science (chapter 1 paragraph 1)

Importance: This statement in a report by the American Association for the Advancement of Science issued in 2014 which refutes those who say that there is no consensus about climate change among scientists.

Climate change is the perfect thing… It’s the reason why we should do everything [the left] wanted to do anyway.”
-- Joseph Bast (chapter 1 paragraph 38)

Importance: This captures the “conspiracy theory” that left-leaning advocates of environmentalism don’t really believe in climate change they are just using it to install liberal policies and practices.

Should you let a group of foolish lawyers, who put together something before they understood these issues, interfere with saving the planet?”
-- Joseph Stiglitz (chapter 2 paragraph 32)

Importance: Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz made the point that corporate lawyers who focus only on their clients’ goal to make...

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