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Another music legend has joined the line-up for November’s historic Pathway to Paris Concert for Climate Action in New York.
The news was confirmed at the United Nations today, during a press conference to preview the concert.
“I’m incredibly honored and excited to be part of this event,” said Joan Baez. “Climate change is the issue of our time and it will take all of us – musicians, activists, policymakers and business leaders – to truly make a difference.”
The concert, set to take place at New York’s Carnegie Hall, will also feature speeches and musical performances from Bill McKibben, Dr. Vandana Shiva, Tanya Tagaq, Tenzin Choegyal, and Pathway to Paris founders Rebecca Foon and Jesse Paris Smith.
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Pathway to Paris, a climate change initiative focused on turning the Paris Agreement into reality, will partner with the Un Development Programme (Undp) and 350.org for a concert on climate action, to be held at Carnegie Hall in New York City on November 5, 2017.
Pathway to Paris promises to be a night of incredible musical performances and rousing speeches aimed at advancing the important work of fighting climate change while offering innovative solutions.
Set to take place on the eve of Cop 23 – the United Nations conference on climate change that kicks off in Bonn, Germany – the evening will feature internationally recognized musicians and speakers, including Patti Smith, Bill McKibben, Dr. Vandana Shiva, Tanya Tagaq, Flea, Talib Kweli, Cat Power, Michael Stipe, Tenzin Choegyal, and Pathway to Paris founders Rebecca Foon and Jesse Paris Smith.
Tickets for the concert are on sale now and can be purchased by calling CarnegieCharge at 212.247.7800 or »
The film, narrated by science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson, will have its U.S. theatrical premiere on June 23 at the Village East Cinemas in New York, followed by a nationwide release to select cities.
Food Evolution explores the controversy surrounding genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, and food. The film includes experts such as Mark Lynas, Alison Van Eenennaam, Jeffrey Smith, Andrew Kimbrell, Vandana Shiva, Robert Fraley, Marion Nestle and Bill Nye, as well as farmers and scientists from around the world.
Richard Abramowitz of Abramorama says, “We are eager to introduce ‘Food Evolution’ to this essential conversation, one in which emotion often overtakes information. Scott Kennedy’s always entertaining deep dive into the science of GMOs is going to change some minds.”
Kennedy was nominated for an Academy Award for Best »
- Dave McNary
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