In this modern era of climate change, even celebrities perceive the importance of the demanding transition in communities.
A famous actor you surely know, called Leonardo Di Caprio, has hit the jackpot for giving a huge position to environmental causes in his life and spreading awareness in his surroundings.
"Climate Change is real. It's happening right now."
While living his career as a successful actor, Di Caprio started becoming a concerned citizen about the global climate change crisis.
How did he start ?
Well, knowing how the horrific impacts could lead us to the future ; including quality of life, energy limitations and the increased disadvantaged for communities, he initiated a movement.
Additionally, Leonardo delivered a truthful speech about environmental realization, as featured on English Speeches on YouTube.
"As an actor, I pretend for a living. I play fictitious characters often solving fictitious problems. I believe that humankind is looking at climate change in that same way. As if it were fiction. As if pretending that climate change wasn't real would somehow make it go away."
- extract from his speech
He explains later that economy itself will die if climate change evolves, a major issue concerning the developed countries like the US. But that's not everything this oscar-winning actor did to honor the Earth and boost multiple leaders and citizens to change their minds.
As an active and highly followed climate crisis advocate, Leonardo Di Caprio
is the founder of the Leonardo Di Caprio Foundation, established in the 90s
to help preserve ecosystems around the world.
Moreover, Leonardo claimed on the descriptive page of his website that he has a partnered collaboration with a broad network of environmental leaders and experts, committed philanthropists, to contribute to his projects.
"Our work is divided into six main program areas – Wildlands Conservation, Oceans Conservation, Climate Change, Indigenous Rights, Transforming California, and Innovative Solutions."
On Di Caprio's platform, your donations will be added to the funded total to help stop fires in the Amazon, assist to poor people having lost their homes due to climate change, and any other project on the list.
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