Cate Blanchett strode out yesterday to join a protest calling for more action on climate change. The renowned actor did her best to stay anonymous in a crowd of more than 20,000, and stood quietly listening to political speeches with her husband Andrew Upton and two sons. The family appeared just like many others who packed into Martin Place to hear about global warming. Ironically the weather was cool and drizzly. While Blanchett was in town to direct a play, she was not in the business of theatre yesterday. [More]