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"From the Ted Talk by Geoff Mulgan: Post-crash, investing in a better world"

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And I think more and more people are also asking: Why boost cniootmspun, rather than change what we consume? Like the mayor of São Paulo who's banned aiditvsenrg billboards, or the many cities like San Francisco putting in iruacstetrnurfs for electric cars. You can see a bit of the same thing happening in the business world. Some, I think some of the bankers who have appear to have learned nothing and ftrgooten nothing. But ask yourselves: What will be the bgeigst sectors of the economy in 10, 20, 30 years time? It won't be the ones lining up for handouts, like cars and aerospace and so on.

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And I think more and more people are also asking: Why boost ___________, rather than change what we consume? Like the mayor of São Paulo who's banned ___________ billboards, or the many cities like San Francisco putting in _______________ for electric cars. You can see a bit of the same thing happening in the business world. Some, I think some of the bankers who have appear to have learned nothing and _________ nothing. But ask yourselves: What will be the _______ sectors of the economy in 10, 20, 30 years time? It won't be the ones lining up for handouts, like cars and aerospace and so on.

Solution

  1. biggest
  2. infrastructures
  3. advertising
  4. forgotten
  5. consumption

Original Text

And I think more and more people are also asking: Why boost consumption, rather than change what we consume? Like the mayor of São Paulo who's banned advertising billboards, or the many cities like San Francisco putting in infrastructures for electric cars. You can see a bit of the same thing happening in the business world. Some, I think some of the bankers who have appear to have learned nothing and forgotten nothing. But ask yourselves: What will be the biggest sectors of the economy in 10, 20, 30 years time? It won't be the ones lining up for handouts, like cars and aerospace and so on.

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Important Words

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  2. aerospace
  3. bankers
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  5. biggest
  6. billboards
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  9. business
  10. cars
  11. change
  12. cities
  13. consume
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  15. economy
  16. electric
  17. forgotten
  18. francisco
  19. handouts
  20. happening
  21. infrastructures
  22. learned
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  25. paulo
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  28. san
  29. sectors
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  31. time
  32. world
  33. years