And still we did nothing
The idea for this song started when i heard earlier today that (as stated in the lyric) a part of the Antarctic ice shelf the size of Delaware broke off into the sea in the last few days.
I only wrote two verses, and was trying to write a more optimistic third verse, but elected to go for a spoken-word segment to end it. if you do give this one a listen, it is fairly short, but listen to the very end or you'll miss the spoken word thing, which is very much part of the song..
edit 8/26- did a slight remix..
A chunk of ice the size of Delaware from Antarctica did fall
Not many talk about it, not getting much press at all
When the dinosaurs saw that meteor land
There were things happening they couldn’t understand
But we don’t have the same excuse
We know what’s happening we know the truth…. and still we do nothing
Of the 10 hottest years of the last hundred on earth, 8 or 9 were in the last decade
There’s no doubt or dispute at this point, that this warming is largely manmade
When our children’s children look at crops that fail,
Flooded cities & refugees on a large scale
They’ll ask the survivors what was your excuse
We knew what was happening we knew the truth… and still we did nothing
But indulge me just once in this desperate season
Vote for those who understand science and reason
Maybe instead of making things a thousand times worse
We can lift a tiny bit of this carbon climate curse
(c) M. Skliar 2017
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