Celebrities That Are Actively Fighting Against Climate Change.

So many celebrities are involved in charitable associations and donate to nonprofits to use their fame for a good cause. With climate change being a topic of conversation in the entertainment world after the release of the film Don’t Look Up, let’s take a look at some celebrities who are actively fighting to save the planet. 

 Leonardo DiCaprio

Although Leonardo DiCaprio spent a considerable amount of his life creating and acting in genius films, he has been very proactive about his fight against climate change. He makes generous donations to charities fighting climate change and he sits on the board for the multiple environment organizations such as WWF and the NRDC. His consistently shares news on climate issues on his social media.


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Jaden Smith

Jaden Smith is only 22 years old and is already working to make a difference in the world. Jaden is the co-founder of JUST Water, which sustainably sources non plastic containers and efficiently purifies tap water. UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability recently awarded Smith the honor of Environmental Champion for his efforts to fight climate change through his business and charitable contributions. Check out the JUST Water instagram page to learn more about how they are continuing to operate sustainably.


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Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley publicly shares her fight against climate change on her social media platforms and during interviews. She shares the changes that she has made in her own life and how she has been involved in the fight against climate change through charitable donations and active involvement in organizations such as Greenpeace. Woodley is not afraid to fight for change just like everybody else. In 2017, she got arrested while protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline, a very controversial project.


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Mark Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo began to work with the Solutions Project to help local communities organizations use renewable energy with the ultimate goal of using 100% clean energy. Ruffalo is a known face in the climate change community and has centered a lot of his work around his fight to help save the planet through documentaries and films such as Dark Waters.

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Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda believes that she should use her fame to do good in the world and boy has she made a difference. Fonda has led protests and rallies for years in the fight against climate change. In 2019, she released a book called “What Can I Do” that discusses the issue of climate change.


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These are just 5 of the many celebrities that are actively playing a role in the fight against climate change.

About the Author

Tori Murphy

Tori Murphy is a junior at Penn State University studying Public Relations with a minor in Sports Studies.