Leonardo DiCaprio’s Greta Thunberg Statement: Leader of Our Time

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Greta Thunberg Statement: Leader of Our Time. Famous actress Leonarda DiCaprio shared his photo with Instagram Greta Thunberg. DiCaprio said that Greta Thunberg has become the leader of our time in the description of the photos he shared.

Greta Thunberg, who is sitting on the agenda of the world because of the movement he initiated against climate change, also came to a tribute to the famous actor Leonardo DiCaprio. The famous actor praised Greta Thunberg’s struggle against climate change with a photo he shared on Instagram. Greta’s message is a call to wake up to world leaders everywhere, DiCaprio said in the explanation part of the photo he shared.

Leonardo DiCaprio also praised the work of young climate change activists. DiCaprio said he was more optimistic about the future because of the youth struggle.

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There are few times in human history where voices are amplified at such pivotal moments and in such transformational ways – but @GretaThunberg has become a leader of our time. History will judge us for what we do today to help guarantee that future generations can enjoy the same livable planet that we have so clearly taken for granted. I hope that Greta’s message is a wake-up call to world leaders everywhere that the time for inaction is over. It is because of Greta, and young activists everywhere that I am optimistic about what the future holds. It was an honor to spend time with Greta. She and I have made a commitment to support one another, in hopes of securing a brighter future for our planet. #FridaysforFuture #ClimateStrike @fridaysforfuture

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Greta Thunberg became the pioneer of an international youth movement against climate change. The Swedish youth first held a protest in front of the Swedish Parliament in August last year. Greta called the action in front of the Swedish Parliament School Strike for Climate.

Greta Thunberg’s strike inspired students from all over the world. Students from many countries, including Germany, Japan, the UK and Australia participated in the movement initiated by Greta.

4.5 million people liked Instagram with Greta Thunberg, shared 2 days ago by Leonardo DiCaprio. “History will judge us for what we are doing today to ensure that future generations can enjoy the habitable planet”, DiCaprio said.

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I have received the Nordic Council’s environmental award 2019. I have decided to decline this prize. Here’s why: “I am currently traveling through California and therefore not able to be present with you today. I want to thank the Nordic Council for this award. It is a huge honour. But the climate movement does not need any more awards. What we need is for our politicians and the people in power start to listen to the current, best available science. The Nordic countries have a great reputation around the world when it comes to climate and environmental issues. There is no lack of bragging about this. There is no lack of beautiful words. But when it comes to our actual emissions and our ecological footprints per capita – if we include our consumption, our imports as well as aviation and shipping – then it’s a whole other story. In Sweden we live as if we had about 4 planets according to WWF and Global Footprint Network. And roughly the same goes for the entire Nordic region. In Norway for instance, the government recently gave a record number of permits to look for new oil and gas. The newly opened oil and natural gas-field, ”Johan Sverdrup” is expected to produce oil and natural gas for 50 years; oil and gas that would generate global CO2 emissions of 1,3 billion tonnes. The gap between what the science says is needed to limit the increase of global temperature rise to below 1,5 or even 2 degrees – and politics that run the Nordic countries is gigantic. And there are still no signs whatsoever of the changes required. The Paris Agreement, which all of the Nordic countries have signed, is based on the aspect of equity, which means that richer countries must lead the way. We belong to the countries that have the possibility to do the most. And yet our countries still basically do nothing. So until you start to act in accordance with what the science says is needed to limit the global temperature rise below 1,5 degrees or even 2 degrees celsius, I – and Fridays For Future in Sweden – choose not to accept the Nordic Councils environmental award nor the prize money of 500 000 Swedish kronor. Best wishes Greta Thunberg”

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Famous actor Leonardo DiCaprio is among the environmentally conscious artists. The Hollywood star has already made statements about environmental issues. The famous actor, in a statement to Newsbeat in 2016, said that climate change is the biggest problem faced by young people today.

DiCaprio says he is committed to addressing climate change and environmental threats to life on Earth. Leonardo DiCaprio’s organization spent $ 5 million to help recent fires in the Amazon rainforest.

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