The actor, returning to film as Indiana Jones, called for “respecting science” and “acknowledging the truth” of climate change.
By Isabelle Missiaen for Le Point
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AT 80 years old, Harrison Ford has not lost his verve. In France for the Cannes Film Festival, where he presented Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny and where he received a surprise Palme d’honneur, the American actor was the guest of the show 8:30 p.m. Sundayon France 2, May 21. Asked about the issues of climate change and the protection of biodiversity, the international star gave a big rant, addressing in particular people who question the warnings of scientists on these subjects.
“Science is science. It’s based on facts. This is not an opinion. You have to respect science, ”insisted Harrison Ford, attacking climate skepticism.
“Recognize the truth of what is happening before our eyes”
The actor expressed his deep concern about the deterioration of the environment: “Let us listen to what the world is telling us, he implored. The world tells us that we are abusing it, that we are destroying nature’s ability to serve us. And nature serves us every day, with clean air, with fresh water, with insects that pollinate our plants…”
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