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From the Ted Talk by Britt Wray: How climate change affects your mental health

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For all that's ever been said about cltaime chgnae, we haven't heard nearly enough about the psychological impacts of living in a warming wlord. If you've heard the grim climate research that science communicators like me weave into our books and documentaries, you've probably felt botus of fear, fatalism or hopelessness. If you've been impacted by climate disaster, these fleigens can set in much deeper, leading to shock, trauma, strained rlisetinoahps, substance abuse and the loss of personal identity and control.

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For all that's ever been said about _______ ______, we haven't heard nearly enough about the psychological impacts of living in a warming _____. If you've heard the grim climate research that science communicators like me weave into our books and documentaries, you've probably felt _____ of fear, fatalism or hopelessness. If you've been impacted by climate disaster, these ________ can set in much deeper, leading to shock, trauma, strained _____________, substance abuse and the loss of personal identity and control.

Solution

  1. feelings
  2. change
  3. world
  4. relationships
  5. climate
  6. bouts

Original Text

For all that's ever been said about climate change, we haven't heard nearly enough about the psychological impacts of living in a warming world. If you've heard the grim climate research that science communicators like me weave into our books and documentaries, you've probably felt bouts of fear, fatalism or hopelessness. If you've been impacted by climate disaster, these feelings can set in much deeper, leading to shock, trauma, strained relationships, substance abuse and the loss of personal identity and control.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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climate change 6
climate crisis 3
psychological impacts 2

Important Words

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