Music is an incredible gift. Talented artists who share the joy of lyric and melody are among the many wonderful people who make life on this planet truly worthwhile. Add to that a message of environmental protection and you’ve got an incredible combination to make lasting social change. Hot Buttered Rum is just that kind of band.
Winslow and McCarthy spoke to ordinary people in big cities and small towns throughout the United States. Their plan was to discover the overlooked stories of everyday Americans who struggle with notions of human contributions to a warming planet and they role they might play in environmental protection. In their blog called Project Tandem the two share their pictures and tales of people they encountered on their journey. In this interview they tell us a little about their experience.