LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: Executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio attends the screening of National Geographic Channel's "Before The Flood" at Bing Theater At LACMA on October 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)

The Oscar-winning actor announced the news at a climate change conference at Yale University on Tuesday.
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation on Tuesday announced its largest-ever portfolio of environmental grants, bringing its total amount of financial impact to over $80 million since its formation in 1998.
The new grants will offer $20 million to more than 100 organizations supporting such causes as wildlife and habitat conservation and climate programs.
DiCaprio announced the grants at a climate change conference at Yale University hosted by John Kerry. “We are proud to support the work of over 100 organizations at home and abroad,” DiCaprio said. “These grantees are active on the ground, protecting our oceans, forests and endangered species for future generations — and tackling the urgent, existential challenges of climate change.”
The Oscar-winning actor went on to push for urgent action to shift from fossil fuel reliance to renewable energy. “There exist today many proven …