Music Industry and the carbon footprint

Thursday, 26 March10h00 - 11h00Talks Room 1 - Palacete dos Marqueses do Pombal Talk

The impact of the music industry in the carbon footprint is outsized. Besides touring and the artists’ individual carbon footprint, there’s the impact of musical production and consumption, music festivals, and others. Do we all, audience, agents, musicians and such have an important role to play in this pressing issue? How can we rethink music production with a more sustainable approach? It is possible to stage design and lighting to be more “green”? How are music festival answering to this negative tendency?