Wednesday, July 23, 2008

The green Miley | Gristmill: The environmental news blog | Grist

The green Miley | Gristmill: The environmental news blog | Grist: "The green Miley
Popster Miley Cyrus pens 'eco-anthem'


Fifteen-year-old Disney pop starlet Miley Cyrus (aka Hannah Montana) wants America to wake up and deal with global warming ... though she's not quite sure what that means. At least, that's what she admits in a song -- dubbed an 'eco-anthem' by some, though I'm curious what qualifies it as an anthem -- on her new release Breakout."

Monday, July 21, 2008

Songs for EE in the News (July 21)

Eaton Bank goes green
Congleton Guardian - Congleton,Cheshire,UK
Prior to the event, a number of students were responsible for writing the school`s own Eco song which was recorded by all students in Years 7, 8 and 9. ...
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Natalie Portman
By (jopie33)
... which means 'to play'. In 2007, she launched her own brand of vegan footwear. Portman has been an advocate of environmental causes since childhood, when she joined an environmental song and dance troupe known as World Patrol Kids. ...
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Monday, July 14, 2008

Environment and Song July 08

Sarah Harmer among finalists for national honour
Burlington Post - Burlington,ON,Canada
A few years ago she recorded a folk song, Escarpment Blues, which tells the story of a land-use conflict on the escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve ...
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Are You Plugged In?
By rustedrobot
Stoltz tracked his electricity use and with the help of the Green-e program, offset the all the
electricity used to record his record with green tags from the Bonneville Environmental Foundation. In Kelley’s words: “Using renewable ...
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That’s not punk!
By underground
When do those bands otherwise make a stand an environmental issues? Punk bands have been singing about the environment for decades. It appears as though many musicians jump on the bandwagon, adopting causes in a desperate profit driven ...
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Dancing to save the planet: the world’s first sustainable nightclub
Times Online - UK

As I stomped to Amy Winehouse’s version of Valerie (a recycled song!) and the screen told me that “300 million children have no access to health services”, ...

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Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Songs for EE in the News (July 9)

Festival setting the 'green' standard - MI,USA
The music industry was challenged by Bud Ward, an environmental journalist and Yale University academic about the lack of "green" songs to inspire the ...
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Cobalt takes on shades of green on and off stage
Chicago Sun-Times - United States
"The environment's something we care about individually," Plotsky said. "And we can use the music we love to encourage people to do something about it."
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Kelley Stoltz: California dreamin' of singing songs in Liverpool
Drowned In Sound - London,UK
Environmental concerns clearly weigh heavy on your mind, at least enough to make a point of recording Below The Branches while monitoring electricity use, ...
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