For her 2006 World Tour, Madonna flew by private jet, transporting a team of up to 100 technicians and dancers around the globe. The 2006 Confessions tour produced 440 tonnes of carbon pollution in just four months in flights between venues. Even more energy was consumed for the trucks required to transport concert equipment, to power the stage and lighting for each show, and the transport of fans travelling to each concert.
Also on the ground, Madonna’s entourage whenever she travels includes an array of cars waiting for her that include a Mercedes Maybach, two Range Rovers, an Audi A8 and a Mini Cooper S.
According to John Buckley of Carbonfootprint.com, Madonna has an annual carbon footprint of 1,018 tonnes while the average Briton produces just ten tonnes.
Also, Madonna has allegedly been linked to companies accused of being major polluters. Madonna’s Ray of Light Foundation reportedly has $4.2 million (