"I say to the grownups, if you want to deny evolution and live in your world that's completely inconsistent with everything we observe in the universe, that's fine. But don't make your kids do it, because we need them. We need scientifically literate voters and taxpayers for the future."
"Mr. President, I’ll be honest with you, I was born in the U.S., I was trained as an engineer in the U.S., I’m a patriot -- both of my parents were veterans of World War II; they’re interred at Arlington. And I want the U.S. to lead. I want the U.S. to be the best in the world at the solutions and the innovations, and what it’s going to take to address climate change for the betterment of everybody."