Achim Steiner Quotes (1 quote)
“Restoration of peatlands is a low hanging fruit, and among the most cost-effective options for mitigating climate change.”
IUCN UK Commission of Inquiry on Peatlands Full Report, IUCN UK Peatland Programme October 2011 page 8
Reflections and Maxims (1746), No. 103
“He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.”
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, Random House LLC (2010 ed.) - ISBN: 9780307498465
“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?”
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAchim Steiner
Bio: Achim Steiner is a German expert in environmental politics. From 2001 to 2006 he was Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Since June 2006 he has been Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme.