DiCaprio: "I have a foundation for 20 years. I have to go to Glasgow. I got to see world leaders make some pretty big commitments, but just like in this movie, there’s a ticking clock. I think there is a global sense of anxiety that the powers that be, the private sector, the governments, are not making the transition fast enough. We literally have a nine year window." ... "Our governments, the governments of the world, must work together as a community species and we must evolve as a species to address this problem."
Biden on September 7, 2021: "This is an opportunity. I think the country's finally acknowledged the fact that global warming is real. And it’s moving at an incredible pace and we've go to do something about it." ... "I think we are at one of those inflection points where we either act or we're going to be - we're going to be in real, real trouble. Our kids are going to be in real trouble."
“This is the moment. Glasgow is the last, best opportunity that we have and the best hope that the world will come together and build on Paris,” Kerry said, referring to the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. “Scientists tell us this decade, 2020 to 2030, must be the decade of action,” the former U.S. Secretary of State added.