James Cameron Talks Climate Change, Insists ‘People Need To Wake The F**k Up’

James Cameron says “people need to wake the f**k up” when it comes to climate change.

The Canadian director, who has included climate-conscious themes in franchises like “Avatar”, told Variety: “We’re going the wrong direction as fast as possible. I like to say that we’re like Thelma and Louise.”

“We’re driving straight toward the canyon at 90 mph with the radio cranked up and the top down.”

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Cameron and his wife Suzy Amis are investors in the plant-based company Verdient Food and contribute to eco-causes such as Global Green and Oceana.

The filmmaker said, “We tried to find something that was less well understood and was a major lever that could effect change.”

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“Food is a good one. It’s probably the second-biggest one. Well ahead is transportation. We all drive around in our Teslas and our Priuses and think we are doing a great job, but really we’re all assuaging our liberal guilt. The real solution is: change the way you live.”

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