Events and Entertainment
This year Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals are teaming up to deliver 18 & Up… the first ever renewable energy customized Golf Cart collection up to you to design!Coachella and Global Inheritance's Energy FACTory are seeking submissions from individuals and groups to redesign and repaint ordinary golf carts into alternative energy powered pieces of work.
Each confirmed individual/group will receive a stipend, a useable Golf Cart that will serve as the canvas for the project and VIP tickets for the Coachella Arts and Music Festival.
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! February 14th is Saturday and you want to be prepared, but while you’re at it why not show some love for the planet too. It doesn’t take much to green your Valentine’s gifts and festivities. You will be surprised at how much love you can spread around the world. Here are some great tips you can use to show your loved one you care about them, and the planet.
1. Buy valentine cards from local artists who make greeting cards out of recycled material.
2. Make your own valentine cards with recycled items and things from nature such as dried flowers, satin ribbons, fabric hearts.
By rallying together globally, under short timescales, for a single aim on the same day, the Twestival hopes to bring awareness to the global water crisis. Live Earth is the global video partner for Twestival events occuring next Thursday, February 12 in more than 185 cities worldwide to benefit charity: water. Scott Harrison of charity: water discusses Twestival below:
Click here for more on charity: water. For an entertaining, in-depth explanation of Twestival, watch the slideshow below:
Today, February 5th, the National Teach-In on Global Warming strives to engage over a million Americans in solutions-driven dialogue. As educators, students and citizens, we owe our nation a focused conversation about the critical decisions that will determine if our descendants will inherit a prosperous or an impoverished planet.
Check out these highlights of films, speeches, and interviews featuring Al Gore, Nancy Pelosi, Michael Franti, John Legend, Paul Reiser, and more from the 2009 Green Inaugural Ball:
Click here to sign up to for Friends of Live Earth.
On Friday November 21st, the Art of Living Foundation organized a concert in Delhi featuring more than 1,000 sitar players performing simultaneously. If that wasn’t spectacle enough, there was a sea of 200,000 people who attended the concert.
Two months later the event officially entered the Guinness Book of World Records!
Former Vice President Al Gore served as the event's Honorary Chair and was joined by more than 75 environmental, conservation, labor, civil justice, youth, and business groups who are promoting clean and efficient energy, bringing the technologies to market, protecting America's natural heritage and creating the green jobs that will be at the heart of America's economic recovery. The sold out event was Executive Produced by Kevin Wall and Live Earth and featured musical performances by renowned artists will.i.am., Melissa Etheridge, Maroon 5, John Legend and Michael Franti. VIP guests included Blair Underwood, Lisa Ling, Paul Reiser, John Cusack, Bon Jovi, Paulina Rubio, as well as political heavyweights including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Robert Kennedy, Jr.
If you take a look at Melissa Etheridge’s website you can not help but be blown away by her green action. The site introduces new visitors with green tips and ways to “go Green” -- there's even a Melissa Etheridge Eco-Friendly street team. Not only does she promote sustainability and environmental responsibility but she herself practices and promotes such efforts. She supports such causes and foundations like the Dream Foundation, Love Our Children USA and of course, Live Earth (see photo, from Live Earth 07.07.07 in New York).
Below, Etheridge discusses “I Need to Wake Up,” -- which one the Oscar for best original song in a motion picture (An Inconvenient Truth) at the 2007 Academy Awards -- and challenges us to look within us and make changes in how we live to combat global warming: