„Carbon prices must be raised to transmit the social costs of GHG emissions to the everyday decisions of billions of firms and people.“

—  William D. Nordhaus, A Question of Balance: Weighing the Options on Global Warming Policies (2008), p. 168
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—  William D. Nordhaus American economist 1941
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That I'm over-serious.
I wish that people would take more notice of …
Carbon emissions. I am over-serious!“

—  Paul Smith (musician) English rock singer 1979
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—  Amy Klobuchar United States Senator from Minnesota 1960
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„But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty, and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.“

—  Andrew Jackson American general and politician, 7th president of the United States 1767 - 1845
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