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...]

What You Reap

What you reap is what you sow.        Em B7 C — Don’t you ask me how I know.          G C7 B7 — What you sow is what you reap:       Em B7 C A7 Sow a hurricane, you get no sleep.   C7 B7 — Em B7 Em B7 Greedy men, greedy men rule this land, Em B7 C — Building castles in the sand,               … [Read more...]

It’s All About You

CHORUS: -                       G                                  D It aint about Bambi, and it ain’t about trees; -                        D7                                G     G7 It ain’t about butterflies, it ain’t about bees; -                      C       C#dim6                         … [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...]

Seattle, Don’t Back Down!

Everyone else has gone, But Shell Oil’s still hanging on. Every day they roll the dice, Melt away the Arctic ice. And now Shell Oil is at your door. They want to drill on the ocean floor. Seattle, Seattle don’t back down! Just do the math and you will learn We’ve got more than we can … [Read more...]

What’s in a Number?

                                  What’s in a number? I’ll give you a clue It’s pretty important To know one or two. Ninety-eight point six Or a hundred and five Makes  all the difference In staying alive. Our planet is warming, And science foresees We’d better stay inside Of two … [Read more...]

Remembering How to Dream

CHORUS: Some things seem impossible, then you win. Can’t see just where you’re going ‘till you begin. No matter who you are,  no matter how things seem We need  your help remembering how to dream. You may hear people saying it can’t be done. Good things can seem impossible ‘till you’ve … [Read more...]

Too Much Skin

It’s getting warmer every year From carbon in the atmosphere. But Congress doesn’t want to hear About the  situation. Oh, fire and flood and heat and drought, Too trivial to think about. But science now has figured out The fashion implications. CHORUS: A quandary, you cannot scoff: the … [Read more...]

That Is Not The Case

To the president,   the world outside Would like to know if you are satisfied. The great extinction is right on course, The great extinction is right on course. Just how a person can be so smart, And so foolish that it breaks your heart, To Keep poisoning the atmosphere, Keep poisoning the … [Read more...]

Long Has The Earth

Long has the grass been growin', And the wind been blowin', Long has the earth been rolling 'round. And long has the rain been coming down, Long has the rain been coming down. But you know, I can't remember Trees blooming in December, Though we pretend to disagree. Just can't burn in one … [Read more...]