29 Sep '14, 9pm

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The U.N. is making big statements about climate change — about as big as the U.N. itself, or at least the building it lives in. On Sept. 20, the international governing organization, not typically known for its flashy messaging — along with the Oceanic Preservation Society and some other big-name artists, photographers, and activists — presented, “illUmniNations: Protecting our Planet,” a dazzling video projected onto the side of the U.N headquarters in New York. The shots of endangered species and illustrations of carbon pollution were accompanied by stirring music, a call for reduced carbon emissions, and inspirational narration by the likes of Jane Goodall. And wait, is that our man Leonardo at minute 1:35? We think yes. And while he’s not bad at blending into the crowd, the newsboy cap and man bun combination is a dead giveaway … But contemplation of Leo’s fashion choi...

Full article: http://grist.org/climate-energy/the-u-n-s-climate-message...

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