Leonardo DiCaprio

@leonardodicaprio  Actor and Environmentalist

5 hours ago

#Regram #RG @sierraclub: Yesterday's emergency rally at the White House sent a message to Donald Trump: we will not stand for his executive order that will weaken the Clean Power Plan ( #CPP ). #Resist Trump and Scott Pruitt are attempting to undermine the progress we've made on climate change and public health with executive orders and proposed #EPA budget cuts. Send EPA Admin Scott Pruitt a message at sc.org/defendourfuture demanding the Clean Power Plan be kept in place or replaced with something that reduces carbon emissions even more!

2 days ago

Some of the world's top scientists just released a bold new approach to tackle #climatechange . It's called the " #CarbonLaw " and it shows that if governments, businesses and individuals cut our carbon emissions in half every decade, we can stay under the climate danger zone of 2 degrees C in global temperature rise. Click link in bio to learn more. Photo credit: Creative Commons #Climate #ClimateChange #Science #globalwarming #100isNow Go100Percent #Renewables #CleanEnergy #decarbonization #decarbonisation #GlobalGoals #Environment #green

4 days ago

#Regram #RG @everydayclimatechange: Image by @sean_gallagher_photo A young boy pushes himself along the shallows of the Ganges River in Kolkata --- Coastal cities in India, such as Kolkata and Mumbai, have been identified as some of the most at risk to climate change effects, such as rising sea levels. In late 2016 however, Kolkata was named as one of the 11 best cities in the world for addressing the effects of climate change at the C40 Mayor's Summit in Mexico City. "Kolkata’s climate change risks have been exacerbated by unsanitary disposal and waste dumping...[The city's] project aims to eradicate open dumping and burning of waste and to limit the concentration of methane gas generated in landfill sites", according to National Geographic News. A promising step for one of the world's most vulnerable cities. --- #asia #india #kolkata #ganges #river #climatechange #water

6 days ago

#Regram #RG @greenpeace: Cyclists in Zagreb, Croatia launch the global 'Break Free' protests against fossil fuels. Greenpeace Croatia, along with the local NGO Cyclists' Union and Green Action/FoE Croatia organised the protest ride in Zagreb. About 1500 cyclists attended carrying a 16-meter banner reading “Break Free from Fossil Fuels”. Photo by Branko Drakulic . . . #instagram #instapic #nofilter #greenpeace #climatechange #globalwarming #Croatia #Green #BreakFree #Nature #Planet #Peace #insta #pictureoftheday #photography #cycle #sunflower #Environment #Earth #peoplepower #renewable

1 week ago

#Regram #RG @virunganationalpark: In 6 weeks, Virunga's Chief Warden, @emmanueldemerode is running the @londonmarathon with the aim of raising $1 million for the families of fallen rangers. The job of Virunga National Park ranger is one of the most dangerous in conservation, over 150 rangers have been killed in the line of duty. We have an ambitious target to meet, and we will need the support of our amazing #virunga community to do it! Please click the link in our bio to read more and to support Emmanuel's campaign. Every donation is being matched by a generous donor, so this is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the future of Virunga in an amazing way! #gorillas #wildlifephotography #virunganationalpark #unescoworldheritagesite #conservation #wildife #animals

1 week ago

#Regram #RG @oceana: Yesterday, in light of President Trump's #skinnybudget , Oceana said severe funding cuts could cripple key agencies. We call on Congress to reject President Trump's proposed budget. Jacqueline Savitz, Oceana's Senior Vice President for U.S. Oceans and Global Fishing Watch, said "Funding cuts of this magnitude could cripple key agencies like NOAA and the Coast Guard, which would be devastating to decades of ocean conservation." Visit OCEANA.org to read our full statement. 📷: Shutterstock / Dudarev Mikhail

1 week ago

#Regram #RG @rainforestalliance: Scott Pruitt’s remarks today are dangerous. Drought. Flood. Economic insecurity. Famine. For farming and forest communities around the world, the impacts of climate change are already very real. Forests capture greenhouse gases, preventing them from accumulating in the atmosphere and warming our planet. Deforestation on its own causes about 10 percent of worldwide emissions. Now more than ever, it is important to protect forests and join us in the fight against climate change. Someone’s got to do their job. #RainforestAlliance #ClimateChangeIsReal #PollutingPruitt #EPA #MarchForScience #ForestsResist

1 week ago

#Regram #RG @natgeoyourshot: [ #MyClimateAction ] Nevada Solar One | Photograph by Jassen T. (@jassensf) . “Spread over 400 acres, Nevada Solar One is a massive project built in the hot, dry desert just south of Las Vegas. The plant uses 760 parabolic trough concentrators with more than 182,000 mirrors that concentrate the sun’s rays onto more than 18,240 receiver tubes. Every year, the projected amount of CO2 emissions this plant avoids putting into the atmosphere is equivalent to taking approximately 20,000 cars off the road,” writes Your Shot photographer Jassen T. “It is a refreshing site to look at — I can’t wait to fly a solar-powered aircraft one day.” -- Join @natgeo in our The People vs. Climate Change initiative and use #MyClimateAction to share a first-person perspective on how we as humans are taking the positive steps we’re taking to protect the Earth.

2 weeks ago

#Regram #RG @nasaclimatechange: Sea ice helps maintain Earth's temperature, so predicting how the ice extent (a measurement of the area of ocean where there is at least some sea ice) might change helps us understand our warming climate. NASA scientists have developed a new model for better predicting the Arctic’s annual changes. Full story: https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2557/nasa-study-improves-forecasts-of-summer-arctic-sea-ice-coverage/. Image: A Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker travels through the Beaufort Sea ice pack in September 2016. Credit: Alek Petty/NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. #nasa #globalwarming #climatechange #arctic #ice #ocean #science

2 weeks ago

#Regram #RG @johanernst: "For 25 years I've been exploring the world's forests and wildlife. Destruction of forests is the second largest contributor to climate change. Every year it produces more green house gas then all of the worlds airplanes, cars, trucks, trains and ships combined. The world's experts agree that stopping illegal logging is the fastest and cheapest way to fight climate change and to stop massive global extinction of endangered species. It is estimated that within 100 years there will be no rainforests left on the planet. One and a half acres of forest is cut down every second. Even the national parks in Africa are threatened. I'm right now in the Amazon jungle and the forests are disappearing faster then ever. During the last 40 years over 20% of the Amazon is being cut down. Help us to support the organizations that are fighting for the worlds forests and jungles. #johanernst #explorerjen #adventureactivist @leonardodicaprio #wildaid @wildaid #wwf #peru 🇵🇪 Photo by #filipcederholm "

2 weeks ago

#Regram #RG @mic: Trump's team may reportedly cut as much as $800 million in EPA funding, which is terrifying.

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