Rainn Wilson "changes" his name to bring awareness to climate change

By Sakshi

 Nov 11,2022

The actor described it as a "cheap stunt," actor Rainn Wilson came out with an entirely new social media handle on Thursday, 

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naming himself "Rainfall Heat Wave Rising Sea Levels Wilson" in an effort to increase awareness of climate change.

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In support of the environmental group Arctic Basecamp, "The Office" star shared a video that discusses the global effects of climate shifts across the Arctic.

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"What happens in the Arctic, doesn't stay in the Arctic," Wilson declared on his YouTube video. 

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"As the polar caps melt, it drives up risks throughout the world, including extreme weather events that affect all of us."

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Wilson stated that changing his name, and urging others to do the same, will help raise awareness of these threats particularly since world leaders have been gathered in Egypt for the COP27 global conference on climate change.

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"As a cheap little stunt to help save planet Earth, I've changed my name on Twitter, Instagram, and even on my fancy writing paper," he said. 

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"I'm an Arctic risk name changer which is going to be a game changer."

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