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Bands Make Changes to Concerts for the Climate – live music has a footprint, some bands are working to make it smaller

Everyone likes live music! It’s really fun to see a band, especially if they’re you’re favorite band, play live but there is a carbon cost to that. A pretty high one in some cases. Your local group probably isn’t creating a whole lot of emissions but your stadium band, in most cases, are. A few musicians have taken a stand for the climate.

Bands like Coldplay, Radiohead, and Massive Attack have all looked into their carbon footprint for live tours and decided to make changes to lower it. Coldplay was the most radical in that they have decided to stop touring but Massive Attack and Radiohead have changed their touring schedules to lower their footprints.

We cause emissions as well when we travel to see bands. This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go! But maybe look into more carbon friendly ways to travel, buy local tickets when you can, and carpool with a friend.

Donyae’s love for technology is based on a need to survive our future robotic overlords. Know thy enemy as you know yourself. But since even odds are on the zombie future, she has also learned how to prepare squirrel. You can find her on Facebook until the robots – or zombies – rise up.

Donyae Coles – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.


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