Title Massive Attack to challenge music industry emissions by mapping carbon footprint during tour Media name/outlet The Independent Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 28/11/19 Description Massive Attack are teaming up with climate scientists to map the carbon footprint of the band while they are on tour.
Data from the Bristol-based group’s forthcoming tour schedule – including band travel and audience transportation – will be collected and analysed in a joint collaboration with the University of Manchester’s Tyndall Centre.
URL https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/massive-attack-environment-carbon-footprint-emissions-climate-change-a9223956.html Persons Christopher Jones Title Climate change: Plan to cut carbon emissions from concerts Media name/outlet BBC News Online Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 28/11/19 Description Scientists from the University of Manchester are creating a blueprint to help bands and pop stars to perform live and tour the world without contributing to climate change.
It's after the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research were approached by the group Massive Attack who say they want to help find solutions to the climate crisis.
URL https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-50562183 Persons Carly McLachlan Title Massive Attack partner with University of Manchester to explore music industry climate impact Media name/outlet BBC Radio 4: Today Media type Radio Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 28/11/19 Description Bristol-based band Massive Attack are partnering with climate scientists at The University of Manchester’s Tyndall Centre to jointly examine the key impact areas of the music industry on the environment. URL https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000bp3d Persons Carly McLachlan Title UK band Massive Attack urges music industry to pursue greener gigs Media name/outlet Reuters Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 28/11/19 Description LONDON, Nov 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British band Massive Attack has teamed up with climate scientists at England’s University of Manchester to reduce the environmental impact of live music gigs, it said on Thursday.
Researchers at the university’s Tyndall Centre will use data from Massive Attack’s tour in 2020 to draw up recommendations for them and other artists on how to cut their carbon footprint.
URL https://uk.reuters.com/article/climate-change-music-emissions/uk-band-massive-attack-urges-music-industry-to-pursue-greener-gigs-idUKL8N2884B3 Persons Christopher Jones Title Scientists to shadow British rock band to work out climate impact of upcoming tour Media name/outlet China.org Media type Web Country/Territory China Date 28/11/19 Description LONDON, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- One of Britain's biggest rock bands announced Thursday that it has teamed up with scientists to study the impact of their international tours on climate change.
Award-winning Bristol-based band Massive Attack is partnering with climate scientists at the University of Manchester to examine the music industry's impact and effects on the environment.
URL www.china.org.cn/world/Off_the_Wire/2019-11/28/content_75458227.htm Persons Christopher Jones
Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms
- climate change
- music industry