Rainn Wilson announces name change to raise awareness of climate change



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Rainn Wilson has “changed” his name and is inviting others to do the same.

“The Office” actor debuted “Rainnfall Heat Wave Rising Sea Levels Wilson” on social media Thursday as a way to raise awareness of the climate control crisis.

“As a cheap little stunt to help save planet Earth, I’ve changed my name on Twitter, Instagram and even my fancy writing paper,” he said. in a video he shared on his verified social media accounts.

In the Twitter thread that included the video, Wilson he added that he was unable to change his name on Twitter “… because Elon,” referring to the guidelines implemented on the platform by new owner Elon Musk.

Wilson encouraged her followers to visit the environmental advocacy group Arctic Basecamp’s “Arctic Name Changer” to get their own names used on their social media profiles in hopes of catching the attention of world leaders who gather in Egypt for the COP27 international climate change conference. . .

“And if many of us do, maybe @cop27_egypt will be where our world leaders sit down and look at the Arctic risks and introduce a solution.” he tweeted. “Make Arctic Name Changer a game changer!”

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