Billie Eilish calls for ‘urgent action’ ahead of COP26
The singer recorded a video message, with “The Workplace” actor Rainn Wilson, explorer Levison Wooden and Robert Irwin, son of the late Australian conservationist Steve Irwin, additionally lending their voices to the challenge along side Britain’s College of Exeter.
The worldwide local weather summit, hosted by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, kicks off in Glasgow on Sunday.
“This yr our leaders are deciding the worldwide actions required on the surroundings local weather emergency in a essential decade for our planet,” Eilish mentioned. “We should stand collectively and converse as much as save our planet, not only for us, however for our future generations, and we’d like pressing, pressing motion now and to work collectively as one.”
Britain has forged the summit because the final large likelihood for international locations to decide to steps to sluggish rising temperatures.
“Braveness. That is what our world’s leaders want greater than something. The selections that they make concerning the local weather disaster within the subsequent decade are crucial selections in our planet’s historical past,” Wilson mentioned.
Arctic Basecamp was based by Gail Whiteman, a social scientist who research how resolution makers make sense of environmental threats equivalent to local weather change. The group has arrange a tent camp for scientists on the World Financial Discussion board in Davos and might be attending the COP26 summit.
“It is a disaster and the Arctic is sounding the alarm. It’s time that world leaders come collectively to create actual change that ensures a protected future for humanity,” Whiteman mentioned in a press release.