Gaylord Nelson

Gaylord Nelson

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: June 04, 1916
Died: July 03, 2005
Birth Sign: Gemini

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In the state of Wisconsin it's mandated that teachers in the social sciences and hard sciences have to start giving environmental education by the first grade, through high school.

If we continue to address the issue of the environment where we live as though we're the only species that lives here, we'll create a disaster for ourselves.

Loads of chemicals and hazardous wastes have been introduced into the atmosphere that didn't even exist in 1948. The environmental condition of the planet is far worse than it was 42 years ago.

The most important environmental issue is one that is rarely mentioned, and that is the lack of a conservation ethic in our culture.

Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues.

I think the internal combustion engine will disappear from the streets of our cities in the next thirty years because transportation will be mass transportation, or probably electrical power.

Teddy Roosevelt of course was a great outdoorsman all his life.

We must recognize that we're all part of a web of life around the world. Anytime you extinguish a species, the consequences are serious.

The issues are by some geometric number - 100 or 200 or 500 - times more complicated today than we appreciated them to be when Franklin Roosevelt was around.

When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers, I kind of wanted to be a vampire. Angelina Jolie age

I believe that if you'll just stand up and go, life will open up for you. Tina Turner

I just thank God that I didn't grow up with so much money or privilege because you had to create ways to make it happen. Kim Basinger

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