Emma Thompson makes bizarre claim that people will be forced to eat their own pets for 'protein' due to climate change

The 60-year-old Academy Award-winning actress made the macabre prediction at the Extinction Rebellion protest outside of the BBC Broadcasting House in London on Thursday, December 5


                            Emma Thompson makes bizarre claim that people will be forced to eat their own pets for 'protein' due to climate change
Emma Thompson (Source : Getty Images)
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Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson has always been outspoken and vocal about her views on global warming and climate change.

However, she might have gone a bit too far with her messaging this time around.

The 60-year-old was attending the Extinction Rebellion protest outside of the BBC Broadcasting House in London on Thursday, December 5, when she read out her grim message to people warning about the “extreme weather” ahead.

The actress was reading from a script when she said, “There will be an increased chance of warmer, wetter winters and hotter, drier summers, along with an increase of frequency and intensity of extremes."

She then went on to share the steps the public must take to prepare for the “gloomy” future which lies ahead of us.

“Better wrap up warm, stockpile food, and remember, there is a surprising amount of protein in the average household pet”, the actress said, gently suggesting that people can get their proteins from their pets when climate change starts causing food shortages.

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Going deeper into her dark vision of the future, she added, “Expect crop failures, water contamination, damaged houses, and ruined lives. And we will see these persistent weather fronts continue to wreak havoc across the nation, albeit with one or two days of dry and settled weather."

The Academy Award-winning 'Nanny McPhee' actress is well known for speaking out about environmental issues. 

However, she received intense backlash earlier this year in April when she flew thousands of miles to attend a climate change protest.

She made a statement at that time saying, “I may well be hypocritical by flying but I'm conscious of flying so I fly much less. But sometimes I have to when I'm working. But I'll continue to find ways to get to places without flying”.

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