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A video i missed on Climate Change which i think should bring smiles to the faces on many UNFCCC participants

I somehow missed this in early 2015 with the SDGs going on but i post it for those who need some light relief and fun.

Published in Oct 19, 2014

From the Bernadette La Hengst album SAVE THE WORLD WITH THIS MELODY released at 2.10.2015 at trikont.de (CD/LP/digital)
Lyrics & music written by & produced by:  Bernadette La Hengst

Sung by: Nick Nuttall (UNFCCC Bonn) & Bernadette La Hengst (Berlin)

Video:  Thomas Arntz

Composed for "save the world - ein theatraler Kongress mit Experten, Künstlern & Wissenschaftlern" am 03.- 05.10.2014 im Theater Bonn, in cooperation with UN Bonn and UNFCCC (climate secretary of the UN) and the Beethovenfest.

SAVE THE WORLD ist ein Projekt des Theater Bonn in Kooperation mit dem Beethovenfest und gefördert durch die Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung.

http://www.theater-bonn.de/schauspiel...
http://www. unfccc.int
http://lahengst.com

Save the world with this melody

Es gibt kein richtiges im falschen Klima,
von Massachusetts bis nach Fukushima,
und wenn uns morgen die Sonne aufweckt,
dann sind die Sorgen alle wieder weg,

There is no right in the wrong climate,
from Massachusetts up to China,
when we wake up in the morning sun,
all our troubles will soon be gone.

Say goodbye to lethargy - save the world with this melody!

Und wir bewegen uns so souverän,
durch das Zeitalter des Anthropozän,
zu lange pflegen wir unsere Distanz
zur Welt in morbider Eleganz.

We are pretending as if we are souvereign,
through the age of the anthropocene,
we cultivate our distance
to this world with a morbid elegance.

Say goodbye to lethargy - save the world with this melody!

Nicht produzieren, sondern teilen,
die Zeit verlieren und länger verweilen,
anstatt verkaufen, lieber verschenken,
wir haben Freunde anstatt nur Klienten.

Sharing your things instead of producing,
savour the moment, time`s there for losing,
talk to your neighbors about something to lend,
instead of a client you`ll get a new friend.

Say goodbye to lethargy - save the world with this melody!

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