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From the Ted Talk by Zahra Biabani: The eco-creators helping the climate through social media

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Our generation and yuenogr generations need a new way of addressing the cmlitae crisis that unshackles us from the cycles of doom and gloom that so often lead to inaction, because we cannot play a part in making change if we do not believe that change is possible. Climate denialism, which for decades has been peddled by oil, gas and other big buensiss interests, has met its rival: climate doimsom. The belief that we cannot save our planet, so why take action? Though they differ in origin, both have the ability to paralyze aioctn and prevent prresogs. And though things are bad, they’re far from over.

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Our generation and _______ generations need a new way of addressing the _______ crisis that unshackles us from the cycles of doom and gloom that so often lead to inaction, because we cannot play a part in making change if we do not believe that change is possible. Climate denialism, which for decades has been peddled by oil, gas and other big ________ interests, has met its rival: climate _______. The belief that we cannot save our planet, so why take action? Though they differ in origin, both have the ability to paralyze ______ and prevent ________. And though things are bad, they’re far from over.

Solution

  1. younger
  2. climate
  3. progress
  4. business
  5. doomism
  6. action

Original Text

Our generation and younger generations need a new way of addressing the climate crisis that unshackles us from the cycles of doom and gloom that so often lead to inaction, because we cannot play a part in making change if we do not believe that change is possible. Climate denialism, which for decades has been peddled by oil, gas and other big business interests, has met its rival: climate doomism. The belief that we cannot save our planet, so why take action? Though they differ in origin, both have the ability to paralyze action and prevent progress. And though things are bad, they’re far from over.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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climate optimism 8
climate crisis 4
news stories 3
good news 3
younger generations 2
social media 2
fossil fuels 2

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good news stories 2

Important Words

  1. ability
  2. action
  3. addressing
  4. bad
  5. belief
  6. big
  7. business
  8. change
  9. climate
  10. crisis
  11. cycles
  12. decades
  13. denialism
  14. differ
  15. doom
  16. doomism
  17. gas
  18. generation
  19. generations
  20. gloom
  21. inaction
  22. interests
  23. lead
  24. making
  25. met
  26. oil
  27. origin
  28. paralyze
  29. part
  30. peddled
  31. planet
  32. play
  33. prevent
  34. progress
  35. save
  36. unshackles
  37. younger