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South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
Climate change, demographics, water, food, energy, global health, women's empowerment - these issues are all intertwined. We cannot look at one strand in isolation. Instead, we must examine how these strands are woven together.
American-British author 1951-
The whole of the global economy is based on supplying the cravings of two per cent of the world's population.
Canadian journalist 1967-
'In Praise of Slowness' chronicles the global trend towards deceleration that has come to be known as the Slow Movement. Don't worry, though: it is not a Luddite rant. I love speed. Going fast can be fun, liberating and productive. The problem is that our hunger for speed, for cramming more and more into less and less time, has gone too far.
American author and chef 1979-
80 percent of our global fish stocks are fully exploited, overly exploited or have collapsed. Two billion people rely on the oceans for their primary source of protein.
American political commentator, entrepreneur and author 1962-
A global democracy works only when countries trust one another.
American environmentalist, author, and journalist 1960-
A spiritual voice is urgently needed to underline the fact that global warming is already causing human anguish and mortality in our nation and abroad, and much more will occur in the future without rapid action.
Ahmed Ben Bella
Algerian politician, socialist soldier and revolutionary 1916-2012
Algeria was therefore only the beginning of something that was in development: this is why I say that it's the global capitalist system that finally reacted against us.
Australian actress and theatre 1969-
All cities do face similar, significant trends in the future... most importantly global warming and climate change.
American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
Almost every way we make electricity today, except for the emerging renewables and nuclear, puts out CO2. And so, what we're going to have to do at a global scale, is create a new system. And so, we need energy miracles.Source: "Bill Gates: Innovating to zero!", Feb 2010. www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates.html
American politician and lobbyist 1961-
America's veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today's Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress' action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols.
French fashion editor 1954-
Anna Wintour is the most powerful woman in the global fashion industry, the first lady of fashion. She's a politician; I'm a stylist. They are two very different jobs.
American entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist 1976-
Anyone can make a difference, so you don't have to have it be some huge, global campaign... you can start small, and that's just as important.
American science communicator, television presenter 1955-
As a kid at the World's Fair in 1965, I missed seeing the big global population clock roll over from 2,999,999,999 to 3 billion - I was really disappointed.
American politician, author, and diplomat 1947-
As state leaders, I think its important for us to provide our perspectives on issues we face every day - like access to school spending, access to health care and governing in a global economy.
E. J. Hobsbawm
British historian 1917-2012
As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests, xenophobia is directed against foreign people, not foreign cultural imports.
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