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Just A Reminder That Leonardo DiCaprio Is A Dedicated Celebrity Activist, And Here Are 17 Times He's Spoken Out About Climate Change To Prove It

"Climate change is real. It is happening right now."

Aside from being an internationally acclaimed Academy Award–winning actor, Leonardo DiCaprio is also a longtime environmental activist.

Leonardo DiCaprio attends the "Don't Look Up" World Premiere at Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 5, 2021 in New York City

Leo started a nonprofit called the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation in 1998, when he was just 24 years old, in order to fight climate change and promote environmental conservation. In addition, he's created numerous documentaries on environmentalism and has consistently used his platform to speak out about the climate crisis.

Leonardo DiCaprio speaks on stage during the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation 2nd Annual Saint-Tropez Gala

Here are 17 occasions in which Leo has publicly addressed the Earth's climate.

1. When he got into the roots of his enthusiasm for the environment and climate activism.

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2. When he gave a speech at the United Nations Climate Summit 2014 and explained the seriousness of climate change.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio speaks at the United Nations Climate Summit on September 23, 2014 in New York City

3. When he appeared at the 2019 Global Citizen Festival and praised young people's passion for climate change.

Leonardo DiCaprio speaks on stage during 2019 Global Citizen Festival at Central Park

4. When he called out politicians who deny the facts of climate change.

Leonardo DiCaprioattends the premiere of "Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood" at CineStar on August 01, 2019 in Berlin, Germany

5. When he put a time frame on the climate crisis.

Leonardo DiCaprio as Dr. Randall Mindy discusses the urgency of a comet that is coming toward Earth in "Don't Look Up"

6. When he shared his findings on the climate and our environment in the 2016 documentary Before the Flood.

Leonardo DiCaprio talks with an expert about solar energy investments

7. When he did a panel discussion on climate change with former president Barack Obama and scientist Katharine Hayhoe.

U.S President Barack Obama, Leonardo DiCaprio and Dr. Katharine Hayhoe arrive at a panel discussion on climate change as part of the White House South by South Lawn event, in the South Lawn of the White House on October 3, 2016 in Washington DC

8. When his organization donated to aid the Amazon rainforest amid devastating fires and he talked about the rainforest's role in protecting our climate.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio attends the Japan premiere of 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood' on August 26, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan

9. When he returned to speak as a UN Messenger of Peace and called climate change "the defining crisis of our time."

Actor/activist Leonardo DiCaprio speaks during the Paris Agreement For Climate Change Signing at United Nations on April 22, 2016 in New York City

10. When he brought up the reality of climate change and how it impacts disadvantaged communities in his 2016 Oscars acceptance speech.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio accepts the Best Actor award for 'The Revenant' onstage during the 88th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California

11. When he protested climate change policies by participating in the 2017 Climate March.

US actor Leonardo DiCaprio marches with a group of indigenous people from North and South America, during the People's Climate March in Washington DC, on April, 29, 2017

12. When he detailed how ocean pollution hurts our climate for the Our Ocean Conference at the US Department of State.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio speaks during the second and the final day of the 'Our Ocean' conference June 17, 2014 at the State Department in Washington, DC

13. When he promoted renewable energy sources and acknowledged the natural disasters that climate change causes.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio speaks on stage at the 2015 Global Citizen Festival to end extreme poverty by 2030 in Central Park on September 26, 2015 in New York City

14. When he explained Don't Look Up's representation of skepticism toward science and the climate crisis.

Leonardo DiCaprio at the World Premiere Of Netflix's "Don't Look Up" at Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 05, 2021

15. When he informed his social media followers about how the number of wildfires increases with climate change, resulting in a damaging cycle.

Burning trees from wildfires and smoke cover the landscape in California, U.S

16. When he stated that the climate crisis is a "we" problem.

Leonardo DiCaprio speaks onstage during SAG-AFTRA Foundation's 4th Annual Patron of the Artists Awards at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on November 07, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California

17. When he vocalized how our response to climate change will dictate the future during the Climate Summit for Local Leaders.

Leonardo DiCaprio speaks at the Climate Summit for Local Leaders in 2015