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
“He was born to be a senator. He never said anything important, and he always said it sonorously.”
Elmer Gantry (1927)
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
―Franklin D. Roosevelt
Second Inaugural Address (20 January 1937)
As quoted in The New York Times (28 October 1973)
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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.