The movie stars launched “100%,” a campaign aimed at making energy from renewable sources available to everyone – and making it affordable.
DiCaprio has spent much of the last few years toward environmental and animal conservation efforts. At Thursday night’s event, the actor said the clean energy movement was no longer about politics, but humanity.
“This is a grassroots people’s movement but the ambition of this movement is absolutely revolutionary. Clean energy grows local economies,” he told the crowd.
The event was held at a community garden in New York City. Musicians and dancers entertained the crowd while a solar-powered pizza truck provided food. A solar powered cell phone charging station was also available.
Ruffalo – a co-founder of the campaign – called it a “serious issue.” [more at source]