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Obama, Katy Perry, Other Celebs Take Jets and Yachts to Sicily for Google Climate Change Summit

Everybody knows that the world is going to be destroyed by globalchangeclimatewarming, but nobody’s doing anything about it. Nobody except Google, that is. This week is the tech giant’s “Google Camp,” held at the Verdura Resort in Sicily, which brings in celebrities from all over the world to be rich and famous together. Oh, and to solve the problem, of course. That’s what they’re doing. They’re making the world better. Just ask them!

Emily Smith and Ebony Bowden, Page Six:

The billionaire creators of Google have invited a who’s who of A-list names— including former President Barack Obama, Prince Harry, Leonardo DiCaprio and Katy Perry — to the Sicilian seaside for a mega-party they’ve dubbed Google Camp…

Many of the guests, including Obama and DiCaprio — who has his own climate change foundation — have described global warming as the biggest threat to future generations.

But according to Italian press reports, the attendees were expected to show up in 114 private jets, and 40 had arrived by Sunday…

Stars there also include Harry Styles, Orlando Bloom, Diane von Furstenberg and Barry Diller, who arrived on their enormous $200 million yacht Eos…

Private jets, luxury yachts… Haven’t these people heard of teleconferencing? How much carbon do they need to spew into the atmosphere, just to lecture the rest of us peons about leaving the phone charger plugged in?

They could’ve taken eco-friendly sailboats, like teen climate-scold Greta Thunberg, but there’s no time for that. We’ve only got 14-18 months left!

As the great Glenn Reynolds says: I’ll believe it’s a crisis when the people who tell me it’s a crisis start acting like it’s a crisis. Say what you want about Ed Begley Jr., but as he’s powering his TV set with a stationary bike and filtering his own urine to drink, at least he’s living according to his stated principles.

That’s the test, right there. Until Obama and Leo and the rest are willing to publicly slug down a glass of their own filtered pee, I’m not listening to any of them. Drink up or shut up, libs.

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