Leonardo DiCaprio, as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change, delivered acceptance speech Leonardo DiCaprio, as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change, delivered acceptance speechafter accepting Oscar Award from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in Los Angeles.
“Climate change is real, it is happening right now. It is the most urgent threat facing our entire species, and we need to work collectively together and stop procrastinating. We need to support leaders around the world who do not speak for the big polluters, but who speak for all of humanity, for the indigenous people of the world, for the billions and billions of underprivileged people out there who would be most affected by this. For our children’s children, and for those people out there whose voices have been drowned out by the politics of greed”