(I haven’t seen this cute little Smart Car posted anywhere but every single concert goer passed it on the way in. Wouldn’t it be awesome if everyone could downsize like in Europe? Unfortunately for us, this little car looks like a nice lunch for an Escalade.)
Here’s a good read today from Joan Anderman of the Boston Globe. Joan was definitely in the press bubble with me:
Dave Matthews sang the praises of cloth diapers and his Prius in addition to the apt cautionary tale “Too Much.” Tunstall, midway through a home renovation, is installing solar panels and sheeps – wool insulation,…
It’s worth reading the whole thing, but I just adore her snarky conclusion:
And shame on the naysayers griping about the politics of hypocrisy or the value of staging an event of this scope without a measurable outcome. Bob Geldof, organizer of Live Aid and Live 8, told a Dutch newspaper that “I would only organize [Live Earth] if I could go onstage and announce concrete environmental measures from the American presidential candidates, Congress or major corporations. They haven’t got those guarantees, so it’s just an enormous pop concert.”
I saw a drunk middle-aged man toss his beer bottle in a recycling bin for the first time. Multiply that by 2 billion. That’s a measurable outcome.
Wishing you were there, are you? Well, click on this link and you can still enjoy the show in NJ and elsewhere around the planet. (The artists and songs are clickable in the left margin and other venues are down below.) And for all the amazing short films click here. Television would be almost bearable if these were the commercials!