Coldplay refuses to go on tour because it's not 'carbon neutral'

LONDON (AP) — The British band Coldplay has decided not to launch a global tour because of environmental concerns.

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Frontman Chris Martin told the BBC Thursday that the band is not going on tour to promote its latest album because it wants to take time to determine how a tour can be beneficial to the environment.

He said: “We would be disappointed if it’s not carbon neutral.”

He says the band has had a number of major tours and wants to find a way to make the next tour more about giving than taking.

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The album “Everyday Life” will be released Friday.