Al Gore expected to launch music event

The bash is expected to be similar to Live8

Former US vice-president Al Gore is expected to announce a music event on a massive scale today in London, according to

Gore, who brought mass attention to climate change via his movie ’An Inconvenient Truth’, will reveal details of performers who have been confirmed for the event, scheduled for July 7.

He’s expected to announce a series of live concerts similar to Live8, which will happen around the world in cities from Japan to the UK and the US.

The idea behind the concerts is to bring attention to the crisis of global warming which Gore has been lecturing on around the world for a number of years.

–By our New York staff.

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