Super-rich, jet-set actor/environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio told the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that major change is needed for how the world is powered:
The actor, with a reported net worth in the $200 to $250 million range, had heavy criticism for the “greedy”:
DiCaprio pointed to the elimination of fossil fuels as the next big step to be taken, urging business leaders to leave behind “corporate greed” in the oil industry and instead focus on the betterment of the planet.
“We simply cannot afford to allow the corporate greed of the coal, oil and gas industries to determine the future of humanity. Those entities with a financial interest in preserving this destructive system have denied, and even covered-up the evidence of our changing climate,” he said. “Enough is enough. You know better. The world knows better. History will place the blame for this devastation squarely at their feet.”
Be careful what you ask for:
There’s probably no convincing DiCaprio otherwise, because he experienced firsthand the effects of man-made global warming while filming “The Revenant” in Calgary (except he didn’t really).
Down with greed! But at least an alternate fuel source for Leo might have been discovered: