Earth Day is coming up this April 22nd, and this year marks the 50th anniversary of the global celebration. To commemorate the event, a huge set of celebrities, comedians, politicians and activists will come together for a HUGE three-day livestream to mobilize people.
The program includes unique celebrity-activist exchanges, including a segment with communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis, hosted by actor Luke Baines and journalist Sharon Carpenter and a discussion about climate grief with New York Magazine Deputy Editor and “The Uninhabitable Earth” author David Wallace Wells and climate psychologist Margaret Klein Salamon.
Everything will be airing from 9am-9ppm ET on April 22, 23, and 24th here and will be cross-posted and watchable on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Twitch.
Here’s what they have booked so far:
DJ sets with: Questlove, Talib Kweli, Beverly Bond, Madame Gandhi, Soul Clap
Musical performances by Jason Mraz, Angélique Kidjo, Emily Wells, Aimee Mann, Ted Leo, Jack Johnson & more
Joaquin Phoenix in conversation with Moby, Dr. Sweta Chakraborty, and Dr. Michael Greger about the links between Covid 19 & Climate Emergency
Patricia Arquette in conversation with musician and advocate Robby Romero
Conversations and panel discussions with Rev. William J. Barber II, Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, Bill McKibben, Rep. (D-IL) Lauren Underwood, Denis Hayes, Mustafa Santiago Ali, David Wallace-Wells and Margaret Klein Salamon
Climate activist interviews with Jane Fonda
Stacey Abrams on voting and voter suppression
Cooking demo with Alejandra Schrader and Dominique Crenn
Talks on democracy with Erica Chenoweth, Eric Liu
Scheduled cameos will include:
Dave Burd aka lil Dicky
Maimouna Youssef aka Mumu Fresh
Mustafa Santiago Ali
Nahko The Bear
Additional programming details will be released closer to the launch of Earth Day Live.