DiCaprio used his acceptance speech for urging people to tackle the climate issues.

He called this issue as the "the most urgent threat facing our entire species."

The 41 year old actor, shared his experience of sudden change in temperature and loss of snow during the shooting of 'The Revenant' as evidence of global warming.

“Climate change is real, it is happening right now, it is the most urgent threat facing our entire species, and we need to work collectively together and stop procrastinating,”the actor said.

The actor is currently working on a climate change documentary that took him to Baffin Island in the Arctic last summer.

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