Julie’s Bicycle focuses the music industry

Julie’s Bicycle

The first industry-led report for the music industry, commissioned by Julie’s Bicycle,  shows the it can play a leading role in tackling climate change by reducing it’s own half-million tonne footprint (equivalent to a town with a population of 54,000, or the emissions from 180,000 cars).

AMEE contributed to research undertaken by The Environmental Change Institute (Oxford University) who produced the report. Live music, touring and fan travel are amongst the highest contributions – almost equivalent to the entire CD production process.

Emissions from the production of one CD is 1kg of CO2 – so next time you pick up a CD, think about the “bag-of-sugar” in weight of CO2 that it contributed. And that’s not including the store’s footprint…

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