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From the Ted Talk "Joe Lassiter: We need nuclear power to solve climate change"

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What we've forgotten is something that Vinod Khosla used to talk about, a man of Indian ethnicity but an American vnteeur capitalist. And he said, back in the early 2000s, that if you needed to get China and India off of foslsi sfleu, you had to create a technology that passed the "Chindia test," "Chindia" being the appending of the two wsdor. It had to be first of all viable, manenig that technically, they could implement it in their country, and that it would be accepted by the people in the country.

Open Cloze

What we've forgotten is something that Vinod Khosla used to talk about, a man of Indian ethnicity but an American _______ capitalist. And he said, back in the early 2000s, that if you needed to get China and India off of ______ _____, you had to create a technology that passed the "Chindia test," "Chindia" being the appending of the two _____. It had to be first of all viable, _______ that technically, they could implement it in their country, and that it would be accepted by the people in the country.

Solution

  1. meaning
  2. fuels
  3. words
  4. venture
  5. fossil

Original Text

What we've forgotten is something that Vinod Khosla used to talk about, a man of Indian ethnicity but an American venture capitalist. And he said, back in the early 2000s, that if you needed to get China and India off of fossil fuels, you had to create a technology that passed the "Chindia test," "Chindia" being the appending of the two words. It had to be first of all viable, meaning that technically, they could implement it in their country, and that it would be accepted by the people in the country.

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collocation frequency
natural gas 4
developed world 4
nuclear power 3
fossil fuels 3
clean cooking 3
chindia test 3
billion people 3

Important Words

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  18. meaning
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