With his speech in front of the United Nations today, Leonardo DiCaprio cemented his reputation as one of the world's highest-profile activists on climate change.'You can make history ...or be vilified by it,' he dramatically told world leaders.After marching with 400,000 others on the streets of New York this weekend to demand tough regulations to cut the amount of CO2 being pumped into the air, DiCaprio opened a UN climate change summit by urging the world to crack down on polluters and 'put a price tag on carbon emissions.'But the 39-year-old Hollywood star's own jetset lifestyle reveals a double-standard on the issue of climate change.In his speech to the UN, he said: 'This disaster has grown beyond the choices that individuals make.'MailOnline can report that DiCaprio took at least 20 trips across the nation and around the world this year alone - including numerous flights from New York to Los Angeles and back, a ski vacation to the French Alps, another vacation to the French Riviera, flights to London and Tokoyo to promote his film Wolf of Wall Street, two trips to Miami and trip to Brazil to watch the World Cup....Additionally, DiCaprio owns at least four homes: two apartments in New York and mansions in Hollywood and Palm Springs.He also recently sold an estate in Malibu for $17million.And this summer, he spent his World Cup vacation on the fifth largest yacht in the world, a 482-foot behemoth owned by Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan - a billionaire oil tycoon from the UAE.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Hollywood's Biggest Climate Hypocrite - Leonardo DiCaprio
The Daily Mail reports: