Live Earth is the name for a series of concerts of pop and rock music featuring various artists planned to take place on Saturday July 7, 2007 to promote action to confront the Global warming crisis. The concerts have the intent of bringing together more than 150 of the world's most popular music acts and drawing a worldwide audience of 2 billion people, making it one of the largest global events in history. The umbrella organization for the event is a new global movement under the name Save Our Selves (SOS).
Live Earth’s seven point pledge Edit
• To demand that my country join an international treaty within the next 2 years that cuts global warming pollution by 90% in developed countries and by more than half worldwide in time for the next generation to inherit a healthy earth;
• To take personal action to help solve the climate crisis by reducing my own CO2 pollution as much as I can and offsetting the rest to become “carbon neutral;”
• To fight for a moratorium on the construction of any new generating facility that burns coal without the capacity to safely trap and store the CO2;
• To work for a dramatic increase in the energy efficiency of my home, workplace, school, place of worship, and means of transportation;
• To fight for laws and policies that expand the use of renewable energy sources and reduce dependence on oil and coal;
• To plant new trees and to join with others in preserving and protecting forests; and,
• To buy from businesses and support leaders who share my commitment to solving the climate crisis and building a sustainable, just, and prosperous world for the 21st century. 
On July 7, a global concert called Live Earth, focused on the climate crisis, will reach an estimated two billion people--a third of the world's population. And Al Gore, a key Live Earth organizer, wants to use this moment to propel the movement to a new level--by joining with Avaaz to organize Live Earth events around the world.
Related Wikipedia content Edit
- ↑ "Who We Are - About Live Earth", Liveearth.org
- ↑ Tree planting rocks with Live Earth!, The Woodland Trust, July 4 2007
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