Nick Nuttall - releases new climate song - We Don't Have Time
The first ever Stockholm Climate Week will pump to the beat of a new climate song written by We Don’t Have Time presenter Nick Nuttall.
song, entitled ‘Just
Because Some Bad Wind Blows’ and the lead title from a new album to be
released on 5 May, echoes to the We Can Do It campaign,
initiated by We Don’t Have Time and partners.
The song will be released on 31 March as a digital single and the
accompanying music video will be premiered on 31 March at noon CEST in
support of Stockholm Climate Week.
Nuttall said: “Sometimes society ties itself in knots about how to address the
climate emergency often making false trade-offs and excuses as to why it can’t
be done or can’t be done with the urgency required”.
we have all the ideas, creativity, technology, finance and reasons to act. In
the end this emergency is a choice that humanity must make. If we choose to end
the threat of global warming, we can do it. Will we do it in time? That is the
career began with music via his University Band Sleeper’s Den and a stint as
lead singer with the USA-based Albany Bridge Band, before putting it on pause
in favour of the pen and becoming an environment journalist on The Times
newspaper in London.
his career took him to a job as eventually a communications director and
spokesperson for the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and then the UN’s climate
treaty, the UNFCCC.
he works for the Swedish-based We Don’t Have Time which will be launching the
first Stockholm Climate Week between
18 and 22 April as a follow up to Stockholm+50 in June 2022.
Rentzhog, founder and CEO of We Don’t Have Time, said: ”The message behind
Nick’s song Just
Because Some Bad Wind Blows, reflects the vision and ethos of our mission
as a climate broadcaster and a platform for catalyzing change”.
is so much action already underway from governments, companies, cities, NGOs,
the United Nations and citizens including youth. If we step up exponential
ambition, we can solve this crisis. Giving up, even when things can look grim,
is not an option if we together choose to act”.
and his producer Bernadette La Hengst will
play several songs from the new album live on 22 April, the final day of
Stockholm Climate Week.