During Ivors Week (held between September 20 and September 24 2021), Brian Eno, Professor Brian Cox and climate scientist Dr Tamsin Edwards will give the David Ferguson lecture about music and the climate emergency, moderated by Emmy-nominated composer, artist and music producer Hannah Peel.
Sponsored by Downtown Music Services and Family in Music the lecture, Music and the Climate Emergency will explore how the music industry can reduce its emissions and promote a progressive climate agenda through EarthPercent.
Ivors Week supports The Ivors Academy Trust, which empowers and inspires music creators to start and build their careers, develop their craft and reach their full potential.
In partnership with EarthPercent and sponsored by Downtown Music Services and Family in Music, the climate change and music lecture will explore the music industry’s impact on the climate from streaming to touring, how it can assume more responsibility and transform its attitude towards the planet.
It will be livestreamed from 6pm on the Academy’s Facebook page.