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"From the Ted Talk by T. Boone Pickens: Let's transform energy -- with natural gas"

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I'm a believer. I'm a believer in global warming, and my rocred is good on the subject. But my subject is national security. We have to get off of oil purchased from the enemy. I'm talking about OPEC oil. And let me take you back 100 years to 1912. You're probably thinking that was my birth year. (Laughter) It wasn't. It was 1928. But go back to 1912, 100 yares ago, and look at that point what we, our country, was faced with. It's the same eegrny question that you're looking at today, but it's different sources of fuel. A hundred years ago we were looking at coal, of course, and we were looking at whale oil and we were looking at cdrue oil. At that point, we were looking for a fuel that was celaenr, it was ceheapr, and it wasn't ours though, it was theirs.

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I'm a believer. I'm a believer in global warming, and my ______ is good on the subject. But my subject is national security. We have to get off of oil purchased from the enemy. I'm talking about OPEC oil. And let me take you back 100 years to 1912. You're probably thinking that was my birth year. (Laughter) It wasn't. It was 1928. But go back to 1912, 100 _____ ago, and look at that point what we, our country, was faced with. It's the same ______ question that you're looking at today, but it's different sources of fuel. A hundred years ago we were looking at coal, of course, and we were looking at whale oil and we were looking at _____ oil. At that point, we were looking for a fuel that was _______, it was _______, and it wasn't ours though, it was theirs.

Solution

  1. cleaner
  2. energy
  3. cheaper
  4. record
  5. crude
  6. years

Original Text

I'm a believer. I'm a believer in global warming, and my record is good on the subject. But my subject is national security. We have to get off of oil purchased from the enemy. I'm talking about OPEC oil. And let me take you back 100 years to 1912. You're probably thinking that was my birth year. (Laughter) It wasn't. It was 1928. But go back to 1912, 100 years ago, and look at that point what we, our country, was faced with. It's the same energy question that you're looking at today, but it's different sources of fuel. A hundred years ago we were looking at coal, of course, and we were looking at whale oil and we were looking at crude oil. At that point, we were looking for a fuel that was cleaner, it was cheaper, and it wasn't ours though, it was theirs.

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natural gas 30
million barrels 5
mid east 5
trillion dollars 4
bridge fuel 4
united states 3
laughter ca 3
energy plan 3

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