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In 2019, frontman Chris Martin announced that the band was putting touring on hold while considering how to make their performances more environmentally friendly. Two years later, Coldplay announced its Music of the Spheres tour - and with it a pledge to halve emissions generated by show production, freight and the travel for band members and crew.

The achievement is partly down to audience participation, which has seen fans producing energy by jumping up and down on kinetic dance floors and cycling on specially modified bikes. The band also promised to plant a tree for every single ticket sold for their shows.

The range of innovative measures during the tour, which have encouraged the audience to take part in the eco-friendly initiative, have led to them producing 59% less than on their previous stadium tour in 2016-17, Coldplay said. The band said that the figures have been verified by the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative.

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