This July 7, the world will rock out in the name of stopping climate change. And at the head of it, global warming’s resident rock star: Al Gore.

We mentioned this waaaay back in December, but news is hitting the rest of the dinosaurs mainstream media just today.

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Much like the worldwide party that rocked in the name of erasing African poverty, this day of concerts will be a massive attempt to put a major issue on the map all around the globe. Events will be held on July 7 in London, Washington, D.C., Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, and Kyoto.

According to reports, the acts lined up for this will “dwarf” the star power of Live 8 and Live Aid.

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Rumor has it Gore will be announcing all this in London tomorrow. Who needs a slide show when you’ve got rock ‘n’ roll?