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"From the Ted Talk by Katharine Hayhoe: The most important thing you can do to fight climate change"

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The only reason why I care about a changing climate is because of who I already am. I'm a mother, so I care about the future of my child. I live in West Texas, where water is already scarce, and climate change is impacting the availability of that wtaer. I'm a csaitihrn, I care about a changing climate because it is, as the military calls it, a "threat multiplier." It takes those iseuss, like pervoty and hunger and disease and lack of access to clean water and even political crises that lead to regfuee crises — it takes all of these issues and it ebcxeeraats them, it makes them worse.

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The only reason why I care about a changing climate is because of who I already am. I'm a mother, so I care about the future of my child. I live in West Texas, where water is already scarce, and climate change is impacting the availability of that _____. I'm a _________, I care about a changing climate because it is, as the military calls it, a "threat multiplier." It takes those ______, like _______ and hunger and disease and lack of access to clean water and even political crises that lead to _______ crises — it takes all of these issues and it ___________ them, it makes them worse.

Solution

  1. exacerbates
  2. poverty
  3. water
  4. christian
  5. refugee
  6. issues

Original Text

The only reason why I care about a changing climate is because of who I already am. I'm a mother, so I care about the future of my child. I live in West Texas, where water is already scarce, and climate change is impacting the availability of that water. I'm a Christian, I care about a changing climate because it is, as the military calls it, a "threat multiplier." It takes those issues, like poverty and hunger and disease and lack of access to clean water and even political crises that lead to refugee crises — it takes all of these issues and it exacerbates them, it makes them worse.

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climate change 8
changing climate 8
united states 7
climate scientists 3
carbon footprint 3

Important Words

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  2. availability
  3. calls
  4. care
  5. change
  6. changing
  7. child
  8. christian
  9. clean
  10. climate
  11. crises
  12. disease
  13. exacerbates
  14. future
  15. hunger
  16. impacting
  17. issues
  18. lack
  19. lead
  20. live
  21. military
  22. mother
  23. multiplier
  24. political
  25. poverty
  26. reason
  27. refugee
  28. scarce
  29. takes
  30. texas
  31. water
  32. west
  33. worse