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Live Earth Concerts Kick Off Worldwide

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Live Earth Concerts Kick Off Worldwide

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Live Earth Concerts Kick Off Worldwide

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The 'Live Earth' concerts launch Saturday across the globe. Concert organizers, including Al Gore, hope that the efforts will help focus social and political attention on climate change, in much the way that the 'Live Aid' concert of 1985 highlighted the problem of famine.

Cathy Zoi, CEO, Alliance for Climate Protection, Palo Alto, California

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