Live Earth is a for-profit company founded by producer Kevin Wall, in partnership with former U.S. Vice President Al Gore. It uses entertainment such as concerts to "ignite a global movement" to solve critical environmental problems. It started with a concert held on July 7, 2007. Live Earth partners with corporations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and entertainment and political influencers and creates events and media to get global leaders, local communities and individuals to actively participate in solving the planet's environmental problems.
Live Earth held a 24-hour long series of concerts, called Live Earth, in New York, London, Johannesburg, Rio, Shanghai, Tokyo, Sydney, Hamburg and Istanbul held July 7, 2007.
At the 2009 "Green Inaugural Ball", 1,200 guests were at the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture for the inauguration of Barack Obama and Joseph Biden and America's green economy.
- Alliance for Climate Protection
- The Climate Project
- UNEP, voice for the environment within the United Nations
- The Globe Program (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment), founded by Al Gore on Earth Day 1994
- World Wildlife Federation WWF
- Adventure Ecology, global youth led network
- Earth Day Network
- Local Governments for Sustainability, an international association of 1,000 local governments, including more than 250 in the United States
- Isha Foundation
- Control Room, entertainment company
- Ignite Europe Ltd, marketing
- Gap Adventures, adventure travel company
- Mobile Roadie
- Core Industries
- Al Gore, former Vice President, author of Earth in the Balance and An Inconvenient Truth
- Kevin Wall (US)
- Catherine Geanuracos, general manager
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Related SourceWatch articles
- Justin Latif, "Live Earth walkathon fights water woes", Western Leader, April 13, 2010.
- Zach Behrens, "6K Race Addressing Water Crisis to Feature Melissa Etheridge", Laist, March 9, 2010.