David R. Brower Quotes

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Born: July 1, 1912, Berkeley, California, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Berkeley, California, USA, November 5, 2000
Occupation: Mountaineer

1.
All I know about thermal pollution is that if we continue our present rate of growth in electrical energy consumption it will simply take, by the year 2000, all our freshwater streams to cool the generators and reactors.
- David R. Brower

2.
It is absolutely imperative that we protect, preserve and pass on this genetic heritage for man and every other living thing in as good a condition as we received it.
- David R. Brower

3.
It seems that every time mankind is given a lot of energy, we go out and wreck something with it.
- David R. Brower

4.
The risk presented by these lethal wastes is like no other risk, and we should not be expected to accept it or to project it into the future in order for manufacturers and utilities to make a dollar killing now.
- David R. Brower

5.
There is no place where we can safely store worn-out reactors or their garbage. No place!
- David R. Brower

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