Accentuate Renewable

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tune: “Accentuate the Positive”, 1944
music by Harold Arlen
original lyrics by Johnny Mercer
parodied by Jenny Fitzgibbon, 2014


You’ve got to accentuate renewable,
Eliminate the fossil fuel,
It’ll catch on,
It’s oh so do-able,
So don’t mess with carbon in between (Optional – so don’t mess with Carbon 14)

With public transport up to the maximum
Car use down to a minimum
Share stuff or pandemonium
Liable to walk upon the scene

To illustrate, the brightest spark
Has solar on the roof, lighting up the dark
It’s wise to do
Causing everyone to … remark
You’ve got to …