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From the Ted Talk by Chibeze Ezekiel: A vision for sustainable energy in Africa

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Some ctineuors have shut down, or are planning to shut down, their coal plants., Others are frantically painlnng to build coal plants. Once a coal plant is built, it becomes part of the energy system for decades. But our epnecixere shows that rsnsatiece is possible. How? By bringing into the conversation the adverse impacts and externalities of coal plants. Secondly, also by providing clean alternatives, and more importantly, by involving the laocl ceiimmntous -- because they’re the first to be impacted, and they must also have a seat in the conversation.

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Some _________ have shut down, or are planning to shut down, their coal plants., Others are frantically ________ to build coal plants. Once a coal plant is built, it becomes part of the energy system for decades. But our __________ shows that __________ is possible. How? By bringing into the conversation the adverse impacts and externalities of coal plants. Secondly, also by providing clean alternatives, and more importantly, by involving the _____ ___________ -- because they’re the first to be impacted, and they must also have a seat in the conversation.

Solution

  1. planning
  2. countries
  3. resistance
  4. local
  5. experience
  6. communities

Original Text

Some countries have shut down, or are planning to shut down, their coal plants., Others are frantically planning to build coal plants. Once a coal plant is built, it becomes part of the energy system for decades. But our experience shows that resistance is possible. How? By bringing into the conversation the adverse impacts and externalities of coal plants. Secondly, also by providing clean alternatives, and more importantly, by involving the local communities -- because they’re the first to be impacted, and they must also have a seat in the conversation.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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collocation frequency
coal plant 7
renewable energy 4
local communities 3
energy system 2
coal plants 2

Important Words

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  6. clean
  7. coal
  8. communities
  9. conversation
  10. countries
  11. decades
  12. energy
  13. experience
  14. externalities
  15. frantically
  16. impacted
  17. impacts
  18. importantly
  19. involving
  20. local
  21. part
  22. planning
  23. plant
  24. plants
  25. providing
  26. resistance
  27. seat
  28. shows
  29. shut
  30. system