actor will meet with the US President Barak Obama next month to talk about climate change at South by South Lawn festival, the White House announced recently.
The Oscar winner and the President will take part in a conversation about “the importance of protecting the one planet we have got for the future generations” with climate change scientist Katharine Hayhoe, which will be a part of the inaugural South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art, and Action.
The discussion will be followed by a screening of DiCaprio's new climate documentary, Before the Flood
DiCaprio has been a long time activist on climate change. He even made it the focal point in his Academy Awards acceptance speech earlier this year.
Other segments of the program include panels on technology, sustainable food and innovation; performances by The Lumineers, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and DJ Beverly Bond; and a White House Student Film Fest with special appearances by the cast of Stranger Things.
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