Friday, July 06, 2007

Here comes... LIVE EARTH

I'm getting excited about LIVE EARTH a 24 hour music festival which starts tomorrow. LIVE EARTH will bring together more than 150 music artists and 2 billion people to inspire a global movement to "Answer the Call" and combat the climate crisis. Earlier this year while in South Africa I was surprised to learn how much serious harm to life this crisis has already caused -- famine, violence, and drought are just a few examples. Efforts like LIVE EARTH will hopefully put this issue higher on our list of priorities.

On a related but slightly lighter note, last week after a hike in Marin we listened to a funny story on NPR about one of the bands that will be performing as part of LIVE EARTH on the continent of Antarctica. Here's the story.

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