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June 29th - Andy Ross + Climate Change


With over 25 years of diversified experience in the music industry, including stints as an artist manager, label chief, and publisher, Andy controls a contact list that spans the globe, boasting exceptional relationships with international players across Europe, Asia, and the USA. Ross has extensive experience in music rights management and exploitation, working to craft and implement creative strategy for over 100 commercials (notably Audi, Volkswagen, NFL, and PlayStation), 150 feature films, 75 soundtrack albums and numerous television shows while simultaneously growing and maximizing catalog assets for company and clients. Comfortable working with a high volume of projects regardless of budget or deadline, Andy serves as a fluent liaison between creative talent, director, and production executives. Mr Ross was the recipient of the 2014-2015 Guild of Music Supervisors Award for music supervision for a feature film under $5MM for his work with director Damian Chazelle (La La Land) on his sophomore film and three-time Academy Award winning Whiplash. Andy recently supervised the #1 Netflix animated movie Animal Crackers and is currently serving as music supervisor on the soon to be released Netflix television comedy series Sneakerheads.


CURTAIL CLIMATE CHANGE - BACKGROUND INFO


Climate Change! It’s scary! Stopping it seems impossible but if we really try we can do it. It’s kind of like making a living as a musician - if you listen to the people who say it’s impossible, then you won’t try and it won’t happen. But if you persist, you can do it!

There’s a lot to say about climate change. This short video paints a picture of our current challenge to keep warming to 1.5 C or 2 C at the max.​

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Detailed information on climate change can be found here: https://www.ipcc.ch/about/

ACTION:

Make a donation to https://climateemergencyfund.org/ or an environmental organization of your choice

OR write to your House Representative in support of HR 2664 to provide economic empowerment opportunities in the United States through the modernization of public housing, the Build Green Infrastructure and Jobs Act (as yet unnumbered), H Res 332, recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal, HR 2519 to prohibit drilling on the outer continental shelf, and HR 1512 the CLEAN Future Act.

Click here to find your House Representative

Example letter to cut and paste (please personalize your own reason for supporting the bill):

Hi Rep [Name],

Thanks for all the work you do on behalf of our state. I'm a constituent writing in support of a number of environmental bills under consideration in the House. I’m asking that you please support: HR 2664 to provide economic empowerment opportunities in the United States through the modernization of public housing, the Build Green Infrastructure and Jobs Act (as yet unnumbered), H Res 332, recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal, HR 2519 to prohibit drilling on the outer continental shelf, and HR 1512 the CLEAN Future Act. Climate change is a top security and health risk to our country--we have to do everything we can to address it quickly.

Best regards,

[Your Name]

If you don’t live in the United States, you have the option either of making a donation or of writing to your elected representative in your country on climate change or an issue that concerns you. We care deeply about the issues we are highlighting but our overriding motivation is to support everyone in their participation in the democratic process. So no matter where you’re from please look into the facts and learn about the issue for yourself. If an action doesn’t sit right with you, write to your representative about any issue that you care about.


RESULTS:

10 letters written to House Reps

12 donations made to climate organizations​

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