Words matter. These are the best Christine Todd Whitman Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
By withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, the U.S. cedes power and influence to our rivals. If we retreat on our promises and cede leadership on climate issues, we lose credibility. Further, we lose the ability to hold other countries accountable for a broader range of issues.
We need a Congress that cares more about doing the people’s business than their own.
We need elected officials who care more about policy than politics.
To forget that the EPA was borne out of public demand is to invite a real backlash.
Voting is the only way to make change in a democracy.
The conventional wisdom in an election year is that nothing will get done until after the election.
Trump is not the victim of the judicial system; he is or has been the defendant in 3,500 lawsuits – that’s not the mark of a victim but rather a perpetrator.
Burning fossil fuels emits carbon dioxide. And carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas that traps heat in the atmosphere. There is no debate about that. The link is as certain as the link between smoking and cancer.
Jill Stein does not have the experience necessary to lead at a national level.
It’s pretty hard to say no when a vice president-elect and a president-elect ask you to be part of the national team.
For years, I have been a strong supporter of clean, safe nuclear energy as an important part of our energy mix.
Neglecting clean energy sources such as solar, wind, and especially nuclear, can result in blackouts, increased power bills, and will take a heavy toll on our efforts to reduce greenhouse gases.
Policy should always be rooted in unbiased science.
As a former governor, I am familiar with the challenge of balancing the immediate electricity and heating needs of our citizens with the long-term priority of ensuring that power comes from a diverse mix of energy sources that allows us flexibility as we fight the effects of climate change.
I don’t believe the government should determine what a woman does in this area any more than it should tell a chief executive how to run a company. Personal and family matters, relationships between doctors and patients should not be within the purview of government.
Regulations have certainly gone too far in a number of areas, but it’s important to remember that regulations are meant to be protective, and when it comes to the EPA, that means protecting human health and our world.
To put that into some perspective, when Bill Clinton and Al Gore had first taken the idea of the Kyoto Protocol up to the Congress, the United States Senate voted it down 95 to nothing.
As a former EPA administrator under a Republican president, I recognize that it is easy to hate regulations in general. After all, regulatory action causes people to spend money or change behavior, often to solve problems they do not believe exist.
As the former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and former governor of New Jersey, I have witnessed the impact of climate change firsthand.
Beyond combating global warming and supporting domestic business interests, remaining a part of the Paris Agreement has clear benefits to the U.S. at large. Nations such as China and India are already eyeing an opportunity to take over America’s role as the world leader on this issue.