A Climate of Change
By George the Poet
: A paradigm shift is a change in common sense. But How do you go about re-arranging common sense? Especially with years of research and journalism Making the conversation long and dense. Well, “sense” isn’t something to try and enforce, it should be Kind of endorsed by a reliable source. And in the case of climate change, a Good place to start would be science, of course. You remember science from school, an essential subject? Let’s consider its standing with the general public: Our scientists are in a position to ad- vise us on some of our biggest decisions and it’s Probably in our interest to listen, but Also to invite others to witness the vision. The first way to do that is to be the vision. Through your lifestyle choices you can lead the mission. Bring the Future to your present when it seems a bit distant: The Cleanest existence is green and efficient. And You Haven’t really played your part until your Lifestyle reflects a change of heart. It’s a Continuous process, I’m still working on it myself but Technology plays a major part. I’m trying to play my part as an artist but all I Do is write verses and harmonise melodies. Now, the Point of us working together on this is that One of you knows how to decarbonise energy So if you could consider that when making your plans I’m Happy to leave it in your capable hands. This is the solution government can’t offer: ground-level collaboration. Doesn’t it Sound better than having patience? Instead of sleepwalking into the governance trap, using our Imagination to Take initiative as a nation, which involves Looking at our economic ambitions to ensure that As well as earning ourselves more and banking ourselves more we’re Actually doing things we’re thanking ourselves for in the long run. Because a lucrative plan is a smart one But a sustainable plan is a strong one.