Leonardo DiCaprio Leads ‘Climate Change’ Protest in DC

(Daily Mail) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio joined thousands of climate change protesters in Washington DC to mark President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office.

Large crowds gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue for the People’s Climate March, an event that saw about 300 coinciding protests around the country, according to organizers.

The mercury rose to around 90F in DC, and protesters brought their own water bottles and sunscreen as they warned about the dangers of global warming.

Holding signs that read ‘There is no planet B’, and ‘Make Earth Great Again’, the protesters say they’re objecting to the president’s rollback of restrictions on mining, oil drilling and greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants, among other things.

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Demonstrators in Washington started their march near the Capitol and slowly made their way to the White House.

DiCaprio, known for his environmental activism, marched alongside people indigenous to both North and South America while carrying a sign that read: ‘Climate change is real’.

He tweeted on Saturday: ‘Honored to join Indigenous leaders and native peoples as they fight for climate justice. Join me in standing with them…

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