acceptance speech where he lectured the rest of us, "[climate change] is the most urgent threat facing our entire species."
Even if extravagant by mere mortal standards, DiCaprio's personal emissions are a fart in the wind when it comes to climate change. If he vanished tomorrow, and all his emissions with him, the effect on global temperature, even on US emissions, even on emissions, would be lost in the noise.
Great! If Leo's giant CO2 emissions don't matter, then the rest of us should not worry about ours!
|Leo boarding private jet.|
The author couldn't have looked very hard. Less than three months ago, Mr. DiCaprio told the rest of us:
“So to all the mayors and governors in this room today, I implore you to join with your peers to commit to moving to no less than 100 percent renewable energy as soon as possible. Do not wait another day.
Last time I checked, Jet A (the type of fuel used in private jets) is a fossil fuel.
Apparently, in the world of catastrophic global warming, it is your words that matter, not your actions. I'll close with the immortal quote from Instapundit's Glenn Reynolds:
I'll believe global warming is a crisis when the people telling me its a crisis start acting like it is a crisis.