Leonardo Di Caprio and Al Gore takes to the stage in New York
The New York leg of Live Earth has kicked off just a few miles from city at Giants Stadium in New Jersey.
Leonardo Di Caprio, a keen environmentalist also made a last-minute appearance telling the crowd “Global warming is no longer a theory but a reality. We can not afford to fail those future generations. It’s now an inconvenient and a undeniable truth I’m deeply honoured to introduce Al Gore.”
Nine million people are currently streaming the US leg of the show via the inter, with millions more expected to log on as the day goes on.
–By our New York staff.