Edward Norton and Alanis Morissette appeared on Larry King Live last night to drum up support for Earth Hour — the global “lights out” campaign against climate change this Saturday evening. As expected, King was a bit thick in understanding the concept — at one point stating “light have nothing to do with carbon emissions, right?”. Norton, after a brief eyebrow raise, explained to him that while the idea of turning out the lights is more a symbolic gesture, energy to power lightbulbs mostly comes from coal-burning power plants; which are a massive contributor to emissions. There was also another classic exchange with King wondering if people should turn off their car lights while they’re driving down the highway. Really?
Check out the full video below — and is it me, or does Edward Norton appear to be getting younger?