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- Posted on Aug 17th 2009 10:00AM by John D. Luerssen
"We're spending the money on our fans," the band's guitarist told BBC 6 Music. "I don't think there's a better thing you could spend it on. I think anybody that's touring is going to have a carbon footprint. I think it's probably unfair to single out rock 'n' roll. There's many other things that are in the same category but as it happens we have a program to offset whatever carbon footprint we have."
As for the disruptions in Dublin, the Edge said, "I think that's probably about as realistic as you can be right now. We'd love to have some alternative to big trucks bringing the stuff around but there just isn't one."
U2's massive tour, which boasts the largest stage ever built, through Europe wraps on Aug. 22 at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff and gets underway stateside at Chicago 's Soldier Field on Sept. 12.