Actor Harrison Ford gave an passionate speech on Thursday to urge voters to prevent letting science-averse politicians into office.
“Stop giving power to those that don’t believe science, or worse than that, pretend they don’t believe science for their own self-interest,” he said.
Harrison Ford, 76, delivered the speech at the worldwide Climate Action Summit in san francisco. The actor didn’t mention any names throughout his speech however said, “They understand who square measure|they’re}; we all know WHO they are.”
The “Indiana Jones” star warned attendees that “the way forward for humanity was at stake” because of climate change.
Harrison Ford did not name President Donald Trump in his speak, but some of his comments clearly spoken the United States leader.
“For God’s sake, stop electing leaders WHO don’t think in science,” he said. “Or even worse, faux they do not believe science. always remember WHO you are fighting for.”
American governors and mayors pledged to require action to combat global warming despite President Trump’s call to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement. They spoke Thursday at the worldwide Climate Action Summit in city. (Sept. 13)
Ford’s comments quickly went viral on Twitter and actor Mark Hamill, WHO vie Luke Skywalker in “Star Wars,” jumped into the chatter and wrote: “HE HAS SPOKEN! (and i could not agree a lot of.)”
In a followup tweet, Hamill simply wrote “Purpose.”
“We face associate unprecedented moment during this country. Today’s greatest threat isn’t global climate change, not pollution, not flood or fire. It’s that we have got people in charge of important s— who do not believe in science,” he said, consistent with The newsman.
Last year, Trump announced the United States would withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. Nearly two hundred nations, including the United States under former President Barack Obama’s administration, agreed in 2015 to voluntarily cut back their gas emissions in an effort to combat global climate change.