Richard Curtis: the world needs more angry young people to fix climate change


Famed filmmaker Richard Curtis says he's "really optimistic" about climate change, but the fix needs to come from "a lot of angry young people making their parents feel shameful" about the mess they've made of Earth.


Curtis says he sees no reason to doubt that the new generation "will insist that their leaders do something" about climate change.

Like John F. Kennedy's promise to put a man on the moon in ten year's time, "we need this generation to say we are going to insist on battling climate change in the next 10 years," said the producer of hit films Four Weddings and a Funeral, Bridget Jones' Diary, Notting Hill and Love Actually.

"I absolutely believe it can be done."

Credit: Additional producing Lara Fernandez, Editor Dino Pascarelli

Nicolás Ibargüen is an environmentalist and director of the Planet Initiative of the Americas Business Council Foundation, an organization that supports innovative social and environmental impact projects.

He is the environmental Correspondent for Fusion and Univision.

Nicolás organizes expeditions and events with world leaders to raise awareness about our relationship with the planet. He produced the award-winning documentary “Amazon Gold” and he is a board member of NRDC’s Voces Verdes and the Humane Society International. He was the Editor and Publisher of Poder Magazine.