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Leading Man Leads a ‘Green Revolution’

August 12, 2007

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” Leonardo DiCaprio says it was years ago when then-Vice President Al Gore took the time to explain to him the phenomenon of global warming and what it means for Earth.


“I was terrified, “DiCaprio said. “I think I was terrified, like anyone would be. And I didn’t quite understand the connection that we had as human beings and the fact that we could literally alter our climate in that way.”


Now the 32-year-old actor, whose career skyrocketed even as the on-screen Titanic sunk, is a passionate advocate for the environment and saving the planet. His documentary “The 11th Hour,” set for release this week, presents an argument that says, in a nutshell, “Time is running out. You need to listen and believe it.”


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