Fracking is Everywhere

http:// Something is going on,  Pennsylvania,      Gmaj7/6 Down on the farm.                                          Am/D9 (2) Governor’s telling me not to be alarmed. Gmaj7  G#dim6 D7  D+5 Animals upside down from drinking the water,  Families falling down from breathing the air.           … [Read more...]

You’ve Got to be Good

http:// Here’s a lesson that I learned in school, C  E7 Right along with the golden rule: A7 If you want to be great,  you’ve got to be good.  D7 G7  C C#dim G G+5 It’s not polite when you you brag and boast. C E7 It’s not about who’s got the most. A7 If you want to be great,  you’ve got … [Read more...]

Cookie Jar

If you want to catch a monkey,         G    G7 All you need’s a cookie jar.                   C They grab the goodies, don’t let go,     D And don’t get very far.                          G    CG  D They just can’t stand to drop their hand      G   G7 So easy,  so bizarre,                       … [Read more...]

Chasing Ice Blues; song for a melting planet

When the ice starts to fall,                              D/F#  A       D/F#  A And it’s higher than a mile tall,                      D/F# A    F#m  E One degree don’t come free,                           D/F#A      D7 And I wonder, can you see at all?                  A  A/F#   E   F#m And I … [Read more...]

Ka-Ching, Ka-Ching!

Money has poisoned our democracy. Notes from a visit to Congress.I went to Washington, knocked on the door, Rayburn building, second floor, To talk about the climate thing. But all I saw was dinosaurs, Business behind closed doors. Sounded like Ka-ching, Ka-ching!I said I’m breathing fossil smoke. … [Read more...]

The Social Cost of Carbon

Oh, the social cost of carbon isn’t nice. That’s the part that’s not included in the price. Corporations make a killing, while  you and I pay twice. Oh, the social cost of carbon isn’t nice.         And the social cost of carbon isn’t fair, ‘Cause it damages the water and the air, Gives … [Read more...]

Solar Spill

A      D        A         D We never saw it coming. A             D         E -- It caught us unprepared, A              D      A The day that solar power D         A         E       A -- Started spilling everywhere. At first it was a trickle, But then it was a roar. And nobody did ever … [Read more...]

Exxon Knew All Along

(to hear song, click HERE) Your neighbors are making a scene,                       G/  C/ And your papers won’t say what it means.             G/  D/ While civilization careens,                                       G/  C/ It’s carbon pollution that’s killing your dreams,      C D C D And … [Read more...]

Elephant Loose on Wall Street

To hear song, click here There’s an elephant loose on wall street. It isn’t just bulls and bears. Whenever he speaks, nobody peeks, Because nobody dares. He tiptoes around commodities, Sleeping in the stocks and bonds. He asks the elite he happens to meet, “What planet are you on?” There’s a bubble … [Read more...]

The Ballad of Pope Francis Good Pope Francis had arranged A conference on climate change, So scientists could share research With men and women of the Church. You might not think there’s any harm, Science and religion arm in arm. - But we beg to disagree!" Says the fossil fuel … [Read more...]