"It doesn't matter what is true, it only matters what people believe is true."-Paul Watson, founder of Greenpeace

“No matter if the science is all phoney, there are collateral environmental benefits.... climate change [provides] the greatest chance to bring about justice and equality in the world.”- Christine Stewart, former Canadian Environment Minister

“We’ve got to ride the global-warming issue. Even if the theory of global warming is wrong, we will be doing the right thing in terms of economic policy and environmental policy.”- Timoth Wirth, U.S./UN functionary, former Democrat Senator

"A global climate treaty must be implemented even if there is no scientific evidence to back the greenhouse effect."- Richard Benedik,former U.S./UN bureaucrat

"We redistribute de facto the world's wealth by climate policy...Basically it's a big mistake to discuss climate policy separately from the major themes of globalization...One has to free oneself from the illusion that international climate policy is environmental policy. This has almost nothing to do with environmental policy anymore."- Ottmar Edenhoffer,UN-IPCC official

"The goal now is a socialist, redistributionist society, which is nature's proper steward and society's only hope." David Brower, founder of the Sierra Club

"The emerging 'environmentalization' of our civilization and the need for vigorous action in the interest of the entire global community will inevitably have multiple political consequences. Perhaps the most important of them will be a gradual change in the status of the United Nations. Inevitably, it must assume some aspects of a world government."-Mikhail Gorbachev, communist and former leader of U.S.S.R.

A climate change response must have at its heart a redistribution of wealth and resources.”- Emma Brindal, a climate justice campaigner coordinator for Friends of the Earth

“I have a feeling that climate change may be an issue as severe as a war. It may be necessary to put democracy on hold for a while.”-James Lovelock, known as founder of 'Gaia' concept

“The answer to global warming is in the abolition of private property and production for human need. A socialist world would place an enormous priority on alternative energy sources. This is what ecologically-minded socialists have been exploring for quite some time now.”- Louis Proyect, Columbia University

"The only way to get our society to truly change is to frighten people with the possibility of a catastrophe." Daniel Botkin, emeritus professor

“Isn't the only hope for the planet that the industrialized civilizations collapse? Isn't it our responsibility to bring that about?”- Maurice Strong, a billionaire elitist

“The prospect of cheap fusion energy is the worst thing that could happen to the planet.”-Jeremy Rifkin, Greenhouse Crisis Foundation

"We contend that the position of the nuclear promoters is preposterous beyond the wildest imaginings of most nuclear opponents, primarily because one of the purported “benefits” of nuclear power, the availability of cheap and abundant energy, is in fact a liability."- Paul Ehrlich, professor, Stanford University:

“Global Sustainability requires the deliberate quest of poverty, reduced resource consumption and set levels of mortality control.”- Maurice King, UK professor

"It's not viable' for poverty stricken developing world to emulate prosperity of U.S."- Jerry Brown, California Governor

"It is a campaign not for abundance but for austerity. It is a campaign not for more freedom but for less. Strangest of all, it is a campaign not just against other people, but against ourselves."-George Monbiot, a UK Guardian environmental journalist

“Not only do journalists not have a responsibility to report what skeptical scientists have to say about global warming. They have a responsibility not to report what these scientists say.”- Ross Gelbsan, journalist.