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Leonardo DiCaprio: Renewable energy is good economics

Leonardo DiCaprio: Renewable energy is good economics

Sep 30, 2014

Having recently been appointed a United Nations Messenger of Peace, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said US movie star Leonardo DiCaprio has been tasked with raising awareness about climate change.

At the opening of the Climate Summit 2014 in New York, DiCaprio said that addressing climate change is no longer a choice, adding that “renewable energy is not only achievable, but good economic policy.”

In a press release from the UN, Ban Ki-moon said DiCaprio has a good platform and mass reach from which to spread the message about climate change.  “Leonardo DiCaprio is not just one of the world’s leading actors he also has a long-standing commitment to environmental causes, including through his foundation.”

Watch the video here for DiCaprio’s speech.

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