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Jack Black’s Dinosaur Crashes UN Environment Summit

Greta Thunberg became the youngest environmental activist to make a global impression in recent years with her strident speeches in front of world leaders, and now the United Nations Development Pr

Jack Black’s Dinosaur Crashes UN Environment Summit

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Greta Thunberg became the youngest environmental activist to make a global impression in recent years with her strident speeches in front of world leaders, and now the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is promoting the oldest climate change fighter: Frankie The Dinosaur.


The organization has released a two-and-a-half-minute computer-generated image video of Frankie crashing through the doors of a United Nations General Assembly meeting and taking the podium to deliver an impassioned plea to shocked delegates: “Don’t choose extinction.”

The UNDP’s Don’t Choose Extinction campaign’s website says governments currently spend about $420 billion per year supporting fossil fuels, which are contributing to climate change and the more frequent and intense fires, floods, storms, hurricanes, droughts and heatwaves that result from it.

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It goes on to say that seven million people are killed each year by air pollution.

That’s where Frankie (voiced in English by American actor Jack Black) comes in… – Continue reading on the Samaritanmagwebsite.

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