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From the Ted Talk by Tzeporah Berman: The bad math of the fossil fuel industry

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So here's the good news. Support for the treaty is growing. Every day, I'm so excited to turn on my computer. 101 Nobel laureates, including the Dalai Lama, have endorsed the principles of a fossil fuel treaty. Cities from around the world are passing motions at their city councils to endorse a fissol fuel treaty: Sydney, brlneacoa, LA, Vancouver. Over 100 elected officials from around the world, from 20 countries starting in the global stouh have endorsed the pniclpreis of a fossil fuel treaty. Over 2,000 scientists have now erdsenod the principles of the Fossil Fuel tratey. Indigenous leaders, youth groups, over 800 civil society organizations who have been fighting fossil fuel prcejtos for decades are now calling on their gntemnrvoes to negotiate a treaty to keep it in the ground.

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So here's the good news. Support for the treaty is growing. Every day, I'm so excited to turn on my computer. 101 Nobel laureates, including the Dalai Lama, have endorsed the principles of a fossil fuel treaty. Cities from around the world are passing motions at their city councils to endorse a ______ fuel treaty: Sydney, _________, LA, Vancouver. Over 100 elected officials from around the world, from 20 countries starting in the global _____ have endorsed the __________ of a fossil fuel treaty. Over 2,000 scientists have now ________ the principles of the Fossil Fuel ______. Indigenous leaders, youth groups, over 800 civil society organizations who have been fighting fossil fuel ________ for decades are now calling on their ___________ to negotiate a treaty to keep it in the ground.

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So here's the good news. Support for the treaty is growing. Every day, I'm so excited to turn on my computer. 101 Nobel laureates, including the Dalai Lama, have endorsed the principles of a fossil fuel treaty. Cities from around the world are passing motions at their city councils to endorse a fossil fuel treaty: Sydney, Barcelona, LA, Vancouver. Over 100 elected officials from around the world, from 20 countries starting in the global South have endorsed the principles of a fossil fuel treaty. Over 2,000 scientists have now endorsed the principles of the Fossil Fuel Treaty. Indigenous leaders, youth groups, over 800 civil society organizations who have been fighting fossil fuel projects for decades are now calling on their governments to negotiate a treaty to keep it in the ground.

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