"The good news is it's not too late to correct the course. As leaders meet this week at the UN climate talks in Poland, we urge them to run, not crawl, towards reducing emissions and accelerating a clean energy transition."
“We need to change ourselves now, because tomorrow it might be too late.”
"The people will rise to the challenge. And since our leaders are behaving like children, we will have to take the responsibility they should have taken long ago.”
The Trump administration has been attacking the Clean Water Act and the Obama-era Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule since coming into power.
"When the people rise up, the powers come back. They tried to stop us but we keep coming back."
Environmentalists are hailing the decision as an important victory that will set an example for other countries.
Protesters at the UN climate summit in Katowice, Poland, as they interrupted a Trump administration event promoting coal and other fossil fuels.
"It was a leak of significant proportions, with an impact on the mangroves."
"Our society's addiction to throwaway plastic is fueling a global environmental crisis that must be tackled at source."
"Unless there is a fair deal that accounts for the legacy of climate change caused by industrialized developed countries, we will never have a sustainable global strategy."