Eco-warrior: Pop stars get green consciences

David Gilmour’s recent album, On An Island, has been a hit with critics and is also likely to find favour with environmentalists.

22nd April, 2006

David Gilmour’s recent album, On An Island, has been a hit with critics and is also likely to find favour with environmentalists.

The guitarist and vocalist, who is probably best known as the frontman with Pink Floyd, aims to offset the environmental damage caused by the manufacture of his third solo album by planting enough trees to reabsorb the carbon dioxide emitted during production.

The trees will be planted by the Carbon Neutral...

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