Leonardo DiCaprio was impressed when he met Greta Thunberg.
The actor shared an image of himself with the local weather change activist on Instagram.
He wrote he hoped “Greta’s message is a wake-up name to world leaders all over the place” and that the “time for inaction is over.”
He additionally praised the teenager for her work and mentioned due to her he’s “optimistic about what the long run holds”.
The picture has had nearly four million likes because it was posted 22 hours in the past.
Greta Thunberg has helped begin a global youth motion towards local weather change.
The Swedish teenager first staged a “College Strike for Local weather” in entrance of the Swedish Parliament in August final 12 months.
Her strike has impressed college students from all over the world, main tens of 1000’s of scholars from Germany, Japan, the UK, Australia and lots of extra to affix her #FridaysforFuture demonstrations.
Leo wrote: “There are few occasions in human historical past the place voices are amplified at such pivotal moments and in such transformational methods however @GretaThunberg has develop into a pacesetter of our time.
“Historical past will choose us for what we do at the moment to assist assure that future generations can get pleasure from the identical habitable planet that we’ve so clearly taken with no consideration.”
The Hollywood star has additionally been outspoken about environmental points.
He instructed Newsbeat in 2016 he thinks local weather change is the most important subject dealing with younger folks at the moment.
He has a basis which describes itself as being devoted to addressing local weather change and environmental threats to life on Earth.
His organisation lately put $5m (£four.1m) in direction of serving to the Amazon rainforest after the current outbreak of fires there.
He mentioned it was “an honor to spend time with Greta. She and I’ve made a dedication to assist each other, in hopes of securing a brighter future for our planet.”
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