Climate Change Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old climate change quotes, climate change sayings, and climate change proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Climate change is sometimes misunderstood as being about changes in the weather. In reality it is about changes in our very way of life.     

Paul Polman

Unless we take action on climate change, future generations will be roasted, toasted, fried and grilled.     

Christine Lagarde

There is no question that climate change is happening; the only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.     

David Attenborough

Climate change is no longer a doomsday prophecy, it's a reality.     

Astrid Nøklebye Heiberg

Climate change is the Everest of all problems, the thorniest challenge facing humankind.     

Lewis Gordon Pugh

Climate change respects no borders.     

Margaret MacMillan

Climate change, if unchecked, is an urgent threat to health, food supplies, biodiversity, and livelihoods across the globe.     

John F. Kerry

Climate change isn't something people get to choose to believe or not: it's happening.     

Cary Kennedy

When you think about climate change, that means that we won't have an Earth to be lonely on.     

Jim James

In the end, climate change is a math problem.     

Bill McKibben

The issue of climate change is one that we ignore at our own peril.     

Barack Obama

Climate change is the mother of all hysterias of the Left.     

Dennis Prager

People working on climate change should prepare for catastrophic success.     

David Titley

Climate change is real and it is caused to a significant extent by human activity.     

Julia Gillard

Climate change is such a consequential crisis to everybody in the world.     

Hillary Clinton

No country can solve climate change alone, we have to take global measures.     

Jose Mujica

Human-caused climate change threatens almost every aspect of human existence.      

Alan Lowenthal

Climate change is the biggest threat to our chances of winning the fight against hunger.     

Winnie Byanyima

Climate change is, simply, the greatest collective challenge we face as a human family.     

Ban Ki-moon

Climate change isn't a distant threat. It's already changing the way we live.      

Jeff Orlowski

Climate change involves fundamental choices about how we want to live and what kind of world we want.     

Dale Jamieson

Climate change is probably the greatest long-term challenge facing the human race.     

Tony Blair

Climate change is a complex problem with no central lever, and with unequal distribution of resources.     

Seth Priebatsch

Climate change is part of the normal order of things, and we know it was happening before humans came.     

Freeman Dyson

Climate change is a fact. Its consequences, damages and costs are already being felt around the globe.     

Heinz Fischer

Tackling climate change is a collective endeavour, it means collective accountability and it's not too late.     

Christine Lagarde

The window of opportunity to avoid dangerous climate change is closing more quickly than previously thought.     

David Miliband

Climate change is a terrible problem, and it absolutely needs to be solved. It deserves to be a huge priority.     

Bill Gates

By looking at climate change as a clean energy generation problem, we're setting ourselves up not to solve it.     

Alex Steffen

Global climate change needs global action now. The alarm bells ought to be ringing in every capital of the world.     

John Gummer