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Leonardo Di Caprio The Environmentalist
Leonardo DiCaprio & Climate Change
As we know Leonardo Di Caprio is a A lister as far as hollywood is concerned, but he has proved himself as an evangelist in environmental causes. He supports many causes like Shark conservation, Tiger conservation, Oceans conservation, Climate change etc. His contribution to Climate Change has recently come into picture as he donates $15 million to global conservation efforts. He not only donates for the climate change cause but actively is involved in various activities related to climate change. He has divested from fossil fuels & is investing in clean renewable energy. He has in total made a grant of $30 million to the various causes his foundation supports. His foundation supports more than 65 organizations in the field of environmental conservation.
Sunita Narain & Leonardo DiCaprio
His initiatives have been focused towards environmental causes, one such initiative was he willing to go and visit the rural part of India. He was accompanied by one of the imminent environmentalist of India Sunita Narain & the team of Centre for Science & Environment India. He was taken to a remote village, where he saw the way the rural people of India cooked their food. He witnessed the way women use dried cow dung to cook food & which causes pollution as the cooking LPG gas is not used because its expensive. This initiative of his shows how willing he is to give his time & effort towards environment.
- Leonardo DiCaprio Will Be In Delhi This Month As Part Of A Documentary On Climate Change
Climate change is an important issue, especially in a city like Delhi, where 80 people reportedly die from air pollution everyday. Which is why it makes sense that renowned Hollywood actor Leonardo
The way he has been active in propagating the concerns about various environmental causes is commendable enough. For sure his celebrity status helps bring more attention to these causes & brings more emphasis on the seriousness of these issues. Its important that more and more celebrities start being a part of activities, which work towards the benefits of mankind, wildlife, environment & this planet.
- Leonardo DiCaprio Tells Paris COP21 Summit Time Is Running Out To Tackle Climate Change
The world is running out of time to tackle climate change, actor Leonardo DiCaprio has warned as crucial talks on a new treaty on global warming continue.Speaking at a climate summit for city lea
- Leonardo DiCaprio: 'Do Not Wait Another Day' to Move to 100% Renewable Energy
Leonardo DiCaprio delivered a powerful speech at the Climate Summit for Local Leaders at City Hall in Paris, a side event of COP21. Michael R. Bloomberg
- Leonardo DiCaprio speaks at UN climate change summit - video | Environment | The Guardian
Actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio addresses the UN summit meeting on climate change on Tuesday
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