Reposted with permission from EcoWatch (http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/21/leonardo-dicaprio-climate-change-film/)
Production company Tree Media, whose mission is to inspire positive social action, has just released the first of four films in the Green World Rising series focusing on solutions to the climate crisis (http://ecowatch.com/climate-change-news/).
The eight-minute film, CARBON, narrated by actor and dedicated environmentalist
"97% of climate scientists agree: climate change is happening now--and humans are responsible," said DiCaprio. "We cannot sit idly by and watch the fossil fuel industry make billions at our collective expense. We must put a price on carbon--now."
"We need serious action to address the most pressing issue of our time," said Hartmann. "Communities across the world have taken action in the most direct and effective way possible by taxing and trading carbon. For us to beat this crisis, many more need to join."
The film explains what a carbon tax and carbon trading are, how they can help us stop "using the atmosphere as a sewer," as
You can watch the film here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pP-Twj2lzB8).
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