Hollywood heavyweight Harrison Ford has told the ABC he hopes world leaders can “finally do something” about climate change as he launched a broadside at squabbling world powers.
During an interview with 7.30, Ford said the consequences of inaction were dire.
“Nature will take care of itself — nature doesn’t need people, people need nature to survive,” Ford told presenter Leigh Sales.
“The planet will be OK, there just won’t be any damn people on it.”
The veteran star of the Indiana Jones and Star Wars franchises did not mince words when pointing out his disdain for arguments between leaders and countries.
“People think of [dealing with climate change] as an adversarial process,” Ford said.
“They think, well the United States did this with their resources, why are they now telling us that … we have to adopt a behaviour that apparently they did not.