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EntertainmentHarrison Ford knocks Trump, others who 'denigrate science'

12:25  12 february  2019
12:25  12 february  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Harrison Ford is part of the leftist Hollywood crowd who thinks they have all the answers, while us little people are just too stupid to know any better. Ford said, “For God’s sake, stop electing leaders who don’t believe in science . Ford never spoke out like this about “politicians” until Trump got elected.

Actor Harrison Ford issued a thinly veiled attack on President Donald Trump with a rallying call against science -denying politicians on Thursday. Ford , speaking at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, urged voters to “stop giving power to people who don’t believe in science

Harrison Ford knocks Trump, others who 'denigrate science'© The Associated Press American actor Harrison Ford speaks about ocean conservation at the World Government Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Ford offered an emphatic plea for protecting the world's oceans while calling out U.S. President Donald Trump and others who "deny or denigrate science." (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Actor Harrison Ford offered an emphatic plea on Tuesday for protecting the world's oceans, calling out President Donald Trump and others who "deny or denigrate science."

The 76-year-old actor, best known for his roles in "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones," stressed the importance of acknowledging the effects of climate change on the world in a speech on the closing day of the World Government Summit in Dubai.

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Though never saying Trump's name, he clearly targeted the American president within the opening moments of his remarks.

"Around the world, elements of leadership — including in my own country — to preserve their state and the status quo, deny or denigrate science," Ford said. "They are on the wrong side of history."

There was no immediate reaction overnight from the White House.

Trump repeatedly has criticized the idea of climate change, despite it being supported by the vast majority of peer-reviewed studies, science organizations and scientists. Just Monday, Trump tweeted that Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat from Minnesota, announced her presidential run "talking proudly of fighting global warming while standing in a virtual blizzard of snow, ice and freezing temperatures."

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Harrison Ford accepted an honor fort Conservation International and shared his thoughts about President Trump and While his acting career continues to flourish, he also pursues other passions too. Ford , who has developed a reputation for being a *bit* grumpy in the past few years, held

Harrison Ford . "We’ve got people in charge of important shit who don’t believe in science ," the actor said Thursday night in Los Angeles. He went on to criticize those politicians who let "political or economic self-interest denigrate or belittle sound scientific understanding of the causes and effects

"Bad timing," the president wrote.

Trump often conflates cold spells and other incidents of weather with climate, which is long-term.

Ford has long supported conservation efforts. Before coming out on stage, his Emirati hosts played a video of him narrating a piece for Conservation International on the importance of protecting the ocean called "Nature is Speaking."

"One way or another, everything living thing here needs me," Ford growls in the video. "I'm the source. I'm what they crawled out of."

In his address, Ford called on governments and officials to rely on "sound science" to shape their policy.

"We are faced (with), what I believe, is the greatest moral crisis of our time," Ford said. "That those least responsible for nature's destruction will suffer the greatest consequences."

He added: "We need nature now more than ever because nature doesn't need people, people need nature."

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Veteran actor Harrison Ford issued a stark warning to the world about the effects of climate change this weekend, describing it as the “greatest moral crisis of our time.” In a pre-recorded video ahead of his appearance at the World Government Summit in Dubai on Sunday, the Star Wars actor urged

President Donald Trump (left), Harrison Ford (right) (Photo Credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images, Pier Harrison Ford is part of the leftist Hollywood crowd who thinks they have all the answers, while us Like so many other celebrities totally out of touch with middle America, Ford believes global warming

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