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From the Ted Talk "Christiana Figueres: The inside story of the Paris climate agreement"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And it wasn't just the usual suspects. I have to tell you I had the CEO of a ojamr, major oil and gas company come to me at the beginning of last year and say — privately, of course — he did not know how he was going to change his company, but he is going to chegan it, because he's interested in long-term viability. Well, now we have a shift in the economic equation, and with that, with broader support from everyone, it did not take very long before we saw that national governments woke up to the fact that this is in their national ttreinse. And when we asked countries to begin to identify how they could btrocneitu to global efforts but based on their ninltoaa interest, 189 countries out of 195, 189 countries sent their comprehensive mcetlia change plans, based on their national interest, concurrent with their priorities, consistent with their national sustainable development plans.

Open Cloze

And it wasn't just the usual suspects. I have to tell you I had the CEO of a _____, major oil and gas company come to me at the beginning of last year and say — privately, of course — he did not know how he was going to change his company, but he is going to ______ it, because he's interested in long-term viability. Well, now we have a shift in the economic equation, and with that, with broader support from everyone, it did not take very long before we saw that national governments woke up to the fact that this is in their national ________. And when we asked countries to begin to identify how they could __________ to global efforts but based on their ________ interest, 189 countries out of 195, 189 countries sent their comprehensive _______ change plans, based on their national interest, concurrent with their priorities, consistent with their national sustainable development plans.

Solution

  1. climate
  2. national
  3. contribute
  4. major
  5. interest
  6. change

Original Text

And it wasn't just the usual suspects. I have to tell you I had the CEO of a major, major oil and gas company come to me at the beginning of last year and say — privately, of course — he did not know how he was going to change his company, but he is going to change it, because he's interested in long-term viability. Well, now we have a shift in the economic equation, and with that, with broader support from everyone, it did not take very long before we saw that national governments woke up to the fact that this is in their national interest. And when we asked countries to begin to identify how they could contribute to global efforts but based on their national interest, 189 countries out of 195, 189 countries sent their comprehensive climate change plans, based on their national interest, concurrent with their priorities, consistent with their national sustainable development plans.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
climate change 9
national interest 3
legally binding 3

Important Words

  1. asked
  2. based
  3. beginning
  4. broader
  5. ceo
  6. change
  7. climate
  8. company
  9. comprehensive
  10. concurrent
  11. consistent
  12. contribute
  13. countries
  14. development
  15. economic
  16. efforts
  17. equation
  18. fact
  19. gas
  20. global
  21. governments
  22. identify
  23. interest
  24. interested
  25. long
  26. major
  27. national
  28. oil
  29. plans
  30. priorities
  31. privately
  32. shift
  33. support
  34. suspects
  35. sustainable
  36. usual
  37. viability
  38. woke
  39. year