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Matt Damon & Ben Affleck team up for water crisis + Leo DiCaprio says NO to fossil fuels

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Ben Affleck Matt DamonMatt Damon & Ben Affleck Teaming Up For HBO Movie About Global Water Crisis
Friends and filmmakers Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are joining forces once again to produce the HBO movie, “Thirst,” which is set against the backdrop of the global water crisis.

Though the duo won’t be appearing onscreen, they are producing the flick through their Pearl Street Films production company.

Read the full story on Ecorazzi now…

Pollution - Air - Brighton Outdoor air pollution kills 3.3 million yearly, could double to 6.6 million by 2050
Spoiler: Deadly air pollution is deadly.

If there’s one indisputable negative effect on the planet of our massive fossil fuel energy appetite over the last century, and one that has an immediate and ongoing impact on us, it’s air pollution.

Check out all the facts on Treehugger now…

Leonardo DiCaprioLeonardo DiCaprio Says No to Fossil Fuel Investments
Leonardo DiCaprio is putting his money where his heart (and mouth) is.

The actor and environmentalist has joined a group of investors that are refusing to fund fossil fuels and are committing to fight global warming instead.

The star of the upcoming The Revenant tweeted this week that he recently joined the ranks of Divest Invest, which asks investors to “divest from fossil fuels” and “invest in climate solutions.”

Get the scoop on Ecorazzi now…

Pope Francis Pope Francis calls for urgent action on climate change in White House speech
Pope Francis addressed one of the thorniest issues in American politics on Wednesday with a White House speech explicitly supporting Barack Obama’s plan to cut carbon emissions and chastising climate change deniers for failing in their duty to protect our “common home”.

Read the full story on The Guardian now…

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