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"From the Ted Talk by Christiana Figueres: The inside story of the Paris climate agreement"

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And here, I use optimism as a very simple word, but let's understand it in its broader sense. Let's udsrnatend it as courage, hope, tusrt, solidarity, the fundamental belief that we humans can come together and can help each other to better the fate of mankind. Well, you can imagine that I thought that without that, there was no way we were going to get out of the paralysis of Copenhagen. And for six years, I have stubbornly, relentlessly injected optimism into the system, no matter what the questions from the press — and I have gotten better at those — and no matter what the evidence to the contrary. And believe you me, there has been a lot of contrary eveicnde. But rsenleelts ompstiim into the system.

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And here, I use optimism as a very simple word, but let's understand it in its broader sense. Let's __________ it as courage, hope, _____, solidarity, the fundamental belief that we humans can come together and can help each other to better the fate of mankind. Well, you can imagine that I thought that without that, there was no way we were going to get out of the paralysis of Copenhagen. And for six years, I have stubbornly, relentlessly injected optimism into the system, no matter what the questions from the press — and I have gotten better at those — and no matter what the evidence to the contrary. And believe you me, there has been a lot of contrary ________. But __________ ________ into the system.

Solution

  1. trust
  2. understand
  3. relentless
  4. optimism
  5. evidence

Original Text

And here, I use optimism as a very simple word, but let's understand it in its broader sense. Let's understand it as courage, hope, trust, solidarity, the fundamental belief that we humans can come together and can help each other to better the fate of mankind. Well, you can imagine that I thought that without that, there was no way we were going to get out of the paralysis of Copenhagen. And for six years, I have stubbornly, relentlessly injected optimism into the system, no matter what the questions from the press — and I have gotten better at those — and no matter what the evidence to the contrary. And believe you me, there has been a lot of contrary evidence. But relentless optimism into the system.

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climate change 9
national interest 3
legally binding 3

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