Jeter is in Davos, Switzerland as a guest of Pepsi for the World Economic Forum taking place this week. 

According to Jeter, living through Hurricane Sandy in New York last year prompted him to speak out on the topic.

"Regardless of how you feel about it, it's something that needs to be addressed because we're seeing more and more natural disasters each year, it seems like," he told The Columbus Dispatch. "Something has to be causing it."