2015 Emmys Features Green Ribbons to Highlight Climate Change

A view of the atmosphere at the Television Academy’s 66th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at The Leonard H. Goldenson Theater in the NoHo Arts District in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)
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The most notable accessory on the red carpet at the 2015 Emmys on Sunday night wasn’t a diamond necklace or stack of shiny bracelets. Instead, several stars sported green ribbons to call attention to climate change.

As tweeted by the National Resources Defense Council, the green ribbons worn by celebrities like Transparentstar Jeffrey Tambor were part of the #DemandClimateAction campaign, which calls on world leaders to directly address climate change, including “a new universal legal agreement” between countries committing to a “low-carbon future.”

The United Nations Conference on Climate Change¬†is set to take place in December, and world leaders and organizations have already begun discussing plans and proposals to address the problem¬†(even the pope¬†has entered¬†the climate change conversation). U.S. President Barack Obama and China’s¬†President Xi Jinping, for example, are¬†both pushing for the universal agreement cited by the National Resources Defense Council.

Now celebs are making their stand known through green ribbons, including Jeffrey Tambor and George R. R. Martin, among others.

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