Leonardo DiCaprio: 'We Shouldn't Have People in Office Who Don't Believe in Science'

At a Yale University climate conference earlier this week, actor/activist/hypocrite Leonardo DiCaprio said history will judge President Trump harshly for pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord, according to The Hill.

"We are going to look back at this point in history, and frankly this administration, and certain people are going to be vilified for not taking action,” he warned.

"We should not have people in office who do not believe in facts and truths and modern science that are able to manipulate and risk the entire future of this entire generation," he told former Secretary of State John Kerry, another climate change Cassandra, at the conference.

DiCaprio, producer of a National Geographic-distributed documentary about climate change called Before the Flood, revealed that in his December meeting with Trump, "We presented him with a comprehensive plan to tackle climate change, while also simultaneously harnessing the economic potential of green jobs... We talked about how the United States has the potential to lead the world in clean energy manufacturing and research and development."

Trump responded in June by pulling the U.S. out of the Paris climate deal. Ouch.

Expert meteorologist DiCaprio also commented on the recent series of devastating hurricanes that have torn across the Gulf of Mexico. “It’s making them more extreme and more destructive."

DiCaprio then promised to swear off using private jets, in order to reduce his carbon footprint and lessen the impact of future hurricanes. Just kidding.

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