25 Apr '16, 5pm

Leonardo DiCaprio delivers passionate speech to the UN on climate change

Leonardo DiCaprio delivers passionate speech to the UN on climate change

On Friday, April 22, actor and and climate activist Leonardo DiCaprio addressed the United Nations to speak about the urgent need to address climate change . The actor spoke at the opening session of the signature ceremony for the 2015 Paris climate accord , which brought together a record-breaking 175 countries to cut carbon emissions. DiCaprio began his remarks with a quote from Abraham Lincoln on the subject of slavery, comparing the radical changes the US experienced following the civil war with the action the world must now take to combat climate change.

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