Russell Crowe sends fires climate message to 92彩票网平台en Globes
92彩票网平台Actor Russell Crowe has used his winner's speech at the 92彩票网平台en Globes to raise awareness of the deadly bushfire crisis in Australia.
92彩票网平台"Make no mistake. The tragedy unfolding in Australia is climate change-based," he said in a message read out on stage by show host Jennifer Aniston.
92彩票网平台Crowe won the award for his portrayal of Fox News Chief Executive Roger Ailes in The Loudest Voice in the Room.
His comments join a wave of celebrity support for the fire response.
92彩票网平台At least 24 people have died since the fires began in September.
92彩票网平台The fires are a natural part of the Australian weather cycle, but have been worsened this year by hotter-than-average temperatures and a persistent drought in many areas.
92彩票网平台Crowe is one of thousands of Australian residents whose homes have been lost or damaged by the bushfires, which are affecting every state and territory.
"We need to act based on science, move our global workforce to renewable energy and respect our planet for the unique and amazing place it is," he said in his message.
92彩票网平台Crowe was not at the 92彩票网平台en Globes ceremony in Hollywood - Aniston said he had stayed at home to protect his family.
He has been posting regularly on social media since the fires began, about the damage to his home but also encouraging donations to the largely volunteer fire services.
His latest video showed his 92彩票网平台en Globe alongside his firefighting equipment.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who took home two award for her Fleabag series,
92彩票网平台Actress Cate Blanchett also paid tribute at the ceremony to the largely volunteer firefighting operation, saying: "When one country is facing a climate disaster, we are all facing a climate disaster."
92彩票网平台And Joaquin Phoenix, who won best actor in a drama for The Joker, called on Hollywood to "get unified and make some changes" on climate change.
Sports and celebrity donations
The 92彩票网平台en Globe speeches are part of a surge of celebrity activism over the past week, as the scale of the crisis has become more known internationally.