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"From the Ted Talk by Ted Halstead: A climate solution where all sides can win"

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Well, our carbon dividends stuoilon is based on four pillars. The first is a grlaalduy rising carbon tax. Although capitalism is a weodrnufl system, like many oienrpatg systems, it's prone to bugs, which, in this case, are called "market failures." By far the largest is that market picers fail to take social and environmental costs into account. That means every market transaction is bsead on incorrect information. This fundamental bug of capitalism, more than any other single factor, is to blame for our climate predicament.

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Well, our carbon dividends ________ is based on four pillars. The first is a _________ rising carbon tax. Although capitalism is a _________ system, like many _________ systems, it's prone to bugs, which, in this case, are called "market failures." By far the largest is that market ______ fail to take social and environmental costs into account. That means every market transaction is _____ on incorrect information. This fundamental bug of capitalism, more than any other single factor, is to blame for our climate predicament.

Solution

  1. gradually
  2. based
  3. solution
  4. wonderful
  5. operating
  6. prices

Original Text

Well, our carbon dividends solution is based on four pillars. The first is a gradually rising carbon tax. Although capitalism is a wonderful system, like many operating systems, it's prone to bugs, which, in this case, are called "market failures." By far the largest is that market prices fail to take social and environmental costs into account. That means every market transaction is based on incorrect information. This fundamental bug of capitalism, more than any other single factor, is to blame for our climate predicament.

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president trump 3
emissions reductions 3
domino effect 3
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business leaders 3

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carbon dividends plan 4
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Important Words

  1. account
  2. based
  3. blame
  4. bug
  5. bugs
  6. called
  7. capitalism
  8. carbon
  9. case
  10. climate
  11. costs
  12. dividends
  13. environmental
  14. factor
  15. fail
  16. failures
  17. fundamental
  18. gradually
  19. incorrect
  20. information
  21. largest
  22. market
  23. means
  24. operating
  25. pillars
  26. predicament
  27. prices
  28. prone
  29. rising
  30. single
  31. social
  32. solution
  33. system
  34. systems
  35. tax
  36. transaction
  37. wonderful