Obama joins YouTube special on climate change action

Obama joins YouTube special on climate change action
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Former President ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaThose on the front lines of climate change should be empowered to be central to its solution The Memo: Trump's justices look set to restrict abortion Minorities and women are leading the red wave MORE is joining a bevy of celebrities — including Billie Eilish, K-pop stars Blackpink, Jaden Smith and even SpongeBob Squarepants — to talk climate change, encouraging viewers to "imagine a more sustainable future."

The ex-commander in chief will deliver a keynote address as part of "Dear Earth," YouTube Originals announced Monday.

Premiering on Saturday, the special will include 100 minutes of "optimism, action and innovation," according to a trailer.


"You can imagine something different," Obama is heard saying in the promotional clip.

Other famous faces participating in program include singer Anitta, The Muppets, Tinashe, Lil Dicky, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

The YouTube Originals special is poised to be released just days ahead of the United Nations Climate Change conference, which is taking place in Glasgow beginning Oct. 31.

"Climate change affects us all ... even SpongeBob Squarepants who also joins 'Dear Earth' to give a special performance," YouTube Originals said in a news release.