27 May '11, 7pm

Jessica Alba Fights to Regulate Chemicals, Leonardo DiCaprio Supports Sean Penn, and More

Weaver also took inspiration from the "Silent Spring" author in her blog on The Huffington Post this week, where she compared climate change deniers to the people who refused to take action against DDT. "We learned from Carson that what we put into nature remains there and that we cannot allow our corporations and government to define what is safe for ourselves and our families. And yet we still can't persuade our lawmakers in Washington to limit dangerous carbon pollution that is poisoning our climate," she writes. "And it's time for citizens to put our vote on the line and say we will only support candidates who commit to addressing climate concerns -- and I mean candidates from all parties, because droughts and heat waves do not observe party lines."

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