Phrase by 'Johan Eliasch'

You either keep the forest standing, which takes jobs away from indigenous people who need to feed themselves, or you cut down the trees, which affects the climate. In the long term, you have to protect the forest.

Author: Johan Eliasch - Swedish Businessman
  You , People , Long , Down


Deforestation will continue as long as cutting down and burning trees is more economic than preserving them.

Author: Johan Eliasch - Swedish Businessman
  Long , Will , Down , Trees


The Swedish winters and summers hold the most enduring memories for me. Now, when I am back in Stockholm in November, it is difficult to imagine being able to ski to school. I think that is a tragedy.

Author: Johan Eliasch - Swedish Businessman
  Me , I Am , School , Memories


I don't think politics and sport should be mixed up.

Author: Johan Eliasch - Swedish Businessman
  Up , Think , Politics , Should


I am just a person who adores trees.

Author: Johan Eliasch - Swedish Businessman
  Just , I Am , Person , Trees


With climate change, we are living on borrowed time. If we do not address these issues today, it is going to be much more expensive later on, and that is why we need to take action now.

Author: Johan Eliasch - Swedish Businessman
  Time , Today , Change , Climate Change


The key to saving the Amazon and the rest of the world's great rainforests is actually very simple: just put a fair price on the role they play in providing a quarter of the world's oxygen, a fifth of fresh water, and 60 percent of its species.

Author: Johan Eliasch - Swedish Businessman
  Simple , World , Great , Water


Timber extraction provides big profits at the expense of local communities. Providing communities with unfettered access to harvest a forest that is protected in perpetuity provides better and more reliable incomes.

Author: Johan Eliasch - Swedish Businessman
  Forest , Better , Big , Harvest