This years march is expected to be the largest climate march in history
More than 100,000 people are expected to attend Sunday’s march in New York, and much more people is expected to march around the world to demand the world leaders to act against climate change.
Among all those people attending the march and supporting via social media, there are many celebrities.
Leonardo DiCaprio, who was recently named a United Nations climate change ambassador, heads the list of personalities supporting the cause. He released a statement saying: “I feel a moral obligation to speak out at this key moment in human history — it is moment for action.”
The march is intended to put pressure on the world leaders that will attend, on September 23, the summit to reach a global climate deal.
DiCaprio continued, “how we respond to the climate crisis in the coming years will likely determine the fate of humanity and our planet.”
The Canadian actress Evangeline Lilly, who is also attending the march in New York, stated: “Climate change is one of the most important issues facing us today and world leaders need to hear our voices and act accordingly.”
Celebrities from around the world are supporting the event, spreading the march’s message through social media and are expected to attend, such as:
The Academy laureate actress, Susan Sarandon
The British musician and visual artist Brian Eno
Brian Eno, Lionel Messi, Brad Pitt and William Shatner are amongst those supporting the People's Climate March http://t.co/XPKl2uLPQ2— Brian Eno (@dark_shark) septiembre 16, 2014
Kiefer Sutherland who sent a message via sound cloud
The American actor and director Mark Ruffalo
The american director and actor Chris Rock
The complete list of supporters, which includes names like, Brad Pitt, Darren Aronofsky, Natalie Portman, can be consulted at the official website of the event: peoplesclimate.org/endorsements/
In London the march will be leaded by Emma Thompson, Peter Gabriel and Vivienne Westwood. Thompson stated: “Politicians are not showing the will. There is not a problem with science, there is a problem with the political will.