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Maurice Strong

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Don't accept that you can't make a difference. Because if you can't make a difference, you won't make a difference, and if you put a multiplier on that we will continue on an unsustainable pathway.

— Maurice Strong

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We need what I have often called an ecological approach to the management of these resources and we do not have that now. We have the inertia of past habits, unsustainable habits.

— Maurice Strong

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A shift is necessary toward lifestyles less geared to environmental damaging consumption patterns.

— Maurice Strong

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I am convinced the prophets of doom have to be taken seriously.

— Maurice Strong

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I am on the board of corporations who contribute both to environmental problems and their solutions. And I am on the NGO side: the Earth Council and other organizations.

— Maurice Strong

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I learn something from criticism because when it comes from sources you respect you always examine it and learn.

— Maurice Strong

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I was with Ted Turner when he came to see Kofi Annan - the Secretary-General of the UN - to announce his decision to put $1 billion to the service of UN projects and programs.

— Maurice Strong

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In addition to this, they already have a fuel cell car on the road in Japan. It is subsidized from within the corporation because they are still at a high cost.

— Maurice Strong

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Inertia is a powerful force in human and political affairs.

— Maurice Strong

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We may get to the point where the only way of saving the world will be for industrial civilization to collapse.

— Maurice Strong

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About Maurice Strong

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Did you know about Maurice Strong?

was motivated not by the Oil-for-Food investigations but by his sense at the time as Mr. Strong by a South Korean businessman Tongsun Park who in 2006 was convicted in New York federal court of conspiring to bribe U. He retired from the Council in the spring of 2007.

He headed Ontario Hydro one of North America's largest power utilities was national president and chairman of the Extension Committee of the World Alliance of YMCAs and headed American Water Development Incorporated. Strong had his start as an entrepreneur in the Alberta oil patch and was president of Power Corporation of Canada until 1966. He served as a commissioner of the World Commission on Environment and Development in 1986 and is recognised by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as a leader in the international environmental movement.

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