A Leader of Our Time: Leonardo DiCaprio Commends Greta Thunberg
Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio hailed young Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg as a "leader of our time" ahead of a huge rally led by the teenager in Los Angeles on Friday 1 November. The rally led by the 16-year-old on Friday attracted more than 1,000 people as wildfires burnt across the state of California.
The Once Upon A Time in Hollywood actor, a long-time environmentalist with his own foundation, shared two photographs taken with the Swedish green warrior and posted a long message on his Instagram page.
The two have made a commitment to support each other in their common goal of saving the planet.
Take a look at Leo’s post.
"History will judge us for what we do today to help guarantee that future generations can enjoy the same livable planet that we have so clearly taken for granted. I hope that Greta's message is a wake-up call to world leaders everywhere that the time for inaction is over," Leo added.
The actor's high praise emerged as Thunberg addressed thousands of Los Angeles-area students, teachers and parents at a rally in the city, where she joined young activists focusing their attention on the urgent need to end the production of fossil fuels.
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