200 celebrities and scientists sign letter urging ‘firm, immediate’ action on climate change

A group of 200 artists, actors, musicians and scientists have signed an open letter calling for the world’s politicians to act “firmly and immediately” on climate change in order to avoid a “global cataclysm”.

Bradley Cooper, Kristen Stewart, Jude Law
Bradley Cooper, Kristen Stewart, Jude Law are all signatories to the letter.


A group of 200 artists, actors, musicians and scientists have signed an open letter calling for the world’s politicians to act “firmly and immediately” on climate change in order to avoid a “global cataclysm”. The letter was authored by actress Juliette Binoche and astrophycist Aurélien Barrau.

“It is time to get serious,” the letter’s signatories declared, according to a France24 translation. “The sixth mass extinction is taking place at unprecedented speed. But it is not too late to avert the worst.”

Published Monday in the French daily Le Monde, the letter was signed by actors and musicians like Tim Robbins, Ethan Hawke, Juliette Binoche, Alain Delon, Bradley Cooper, Patti Smith, Jane Birkin, Willem Defoe, Jude Law, Ralph Fiennes and Marion Cotillard, and also by renowned scientists like astrophysicist Aurélien Barrau, climatologist Jean Jouzel, theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli, and mathematician Mikhaïl Gromov.

notre tribune, initiée par mon collègue et ami @AurelienBarrau publiée dans @lemondefr d'hier soir:

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