Ed Driscoll

Live Earth in Hamburg: Going Kaputt?

The National Association of Manufacturers’ blog links to Die Welt, Germany’s Hamburg-based national daily:

Continued weak demand for the singing saviors of climate change
With the worldwide “Live Earth” concert on July 7, Hamburg wants to protect the climate and take its place next to other metropolitan venues such as London, Tokyo and Sydney. But only half of the tickets have been sold. Hamburg tourist officials are giving away the tickets in promotional packages.

Won’t that simply encourage binge tourism?

As far as the American segment of the Gaia-destroying shows, Tim Blair writes that their organizers’ distinct anti-New Jersey bias is hard to avoid.