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This Is Our Time

Greenhouse gas concentrations /
Up in the atmosphere causing frustration/
Largely due to human activity/
Burning fossil fuels, and driving humvees/
Greenhouse gases trapping much heat/
This leads to warmer days out in the street/
The warmer waters
Melting glaciers in the ocean/
Rising sea levels, Cities heading for commotion
Bringing unpredictable and extreme weather/
THIS is the new reality, but not better/
This is for real. This is our complex world.
How will we respond? Will disaster unfurl?/
Reduce UR use. Get it together, pay attention/
Change UR ways. Conservation intervention/
Soon sunbathing will be called something else/
These ultraviolet rays, they be bad for your health
Now live out loud!

CHORUS:
Our climate is changing
and that’s for real
but don’t worry
‘cause here’s the deal

This is our time
This is our place
To Dive In
Make A Splash
Be in the World
Live out Loud

Energy powers our lives, we've got to have it/
Cell phones, Video games, Computers and Tablets/
But where does that energy come from, you ask?/
Coal and crude oil and natural gas/
Materials that took millions of years to spawn/ Carbon from the time of the dinos and beyond/
What options do we have?
Use Less My friend
Share the love, ride the bus
Or take a walk my friend/
Or how about some people power?
Yo Ride your bike./
Do the Fred Flintstone
or go take a hike!/
Get out in the world.
Slow down your cyber life/
There's so much you've been missing,
things you just might like/
There's many energy options,
More than just one,
Like solar energy, you digging me
(Yay for the sun!)
Geothermal, biofuels
Other ways to discover/
Reduce UR use. Change UR ways. Come on sister…
Live out loud!

CHORUS:
Fossil fuels are out
and that’s for real
but don’t worry
‘cause here’s the deal

This is our time
This is our place
To Dive In
Make A Splash
Be in the World
Live out Loud

We can’t know who we are
Until we see what we can do
Let’s own what we know
to make the world anew

Live out Loud (for the climate)
Live out Loud (for the energy)
Live out Loud (for the water)
Live out Loud (for the world)
Live out Loud

Big rivers ain't making it to the sea /
To help with power, irrigation, and electricity/
Floods and drought, Extremes abound
Pollution all around,
Sometimes hope just can't be found/
Habitats go away as the ocean heats/
Some places are too cold,
Some too hot for bare feet/
Corridors of habitat are critical for survival/
Reduce UR use. Change UR ways.
Don't sit around idle…
Live out loud!

CHORUS:
Fresh water is threatened
and habitats too
but don’t worry
Here's what we're gonna do

This is our time
This is our place
To Dive In
Make A Splash
Be in the World

This is our time
This is our place
But don’t worry
We’re gonna make a change

This is our time
This is our place
To Dive In
Make A Splash
Be in the World
LIVE OUT LOUD!

 

 

 

 

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