Barry Commoner

By adopting the control strategy, the nation's environmental program has created a built-in antagonism between environmental quality and economic growth.

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I see no reason to have my shirts ironed. It's irrational.

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World War II had a very important impact on the development of technology, as a whole.

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If you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, you are looking the wrong way.

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The most meaningful engine of change, powerful enough to confront corporate power, may be not so much environmental quality, as the economic development and growth associated with the effort to improve it.

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My entry into the environmental arena was through the issue that so dramatically — and destructively — demonstrates the link between science and social action: nuclear weapons.

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There is no such thing as a free lunch.

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If you ask what you are going to do about global warming, the only rational answer is to change the way in which we do transportation, energy production, agriculture and a good deal of manufacturing. The problem originates in human activity in the form of the production of goods.

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Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented.

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