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From the Ted Talk by Al Gore: This is the moment to take on the climate crisis

Unscramble the Blue Letters

You know, scientists, climate scientists, some of them aeocnnnud last week and stteard doing this, gluing themselves to the doors, to the gates of these fossil felus facilities. If climate scientists have reached the conclusion that more facts and more data and more research is of aeboslutly no good unless we, the people, can find the means to berak through the imprisonment of our self-determination on the part of large, massive polluters who are just looking at profits, then the scientists say they have to go into the streets. So I'm sorry to get all hot and charged-up about this.

Open Cloze

You know, scientists, climate scientists, some of them _________ last week and _______ doing this, gluing themselves to the doors, to the gates of these fossil _____ facilities. If climate scientists have reached the conclusion that more facts and more data and more research is of __________ no good unless we, the people, can find the means to _____ through the imprisonment of our self-determination on the part of large, massive polluters who are just looking at profits, then the scientists say they have to go into the streets. So I'm sorry to get all hot and charged-up about this.

Solution

  1. announced
  2. started
  3. absolutely
  4. fuels
  5. break

Original Text

You know, scientists, climate scientists, some of them announced last week and started doing this, gluing themselves to the doors, to the gates of these fossil fuels facilities. If climate scientists have reached the conclusion that more facts and more data and more research is of absolutely no good unless we, the people, can find the means to break through the imprisonment of our self-determination on the part of large, massive polluters who are just looking at profits, then the scientists say they have to go into the streets. So I'm sorry to get all hot and charged-up about this.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
fossil fuels 7
climate crisis 2
fossil fuel 2
key countries 2
reckless indifference 2
ipcc report 2

Important Words

  1. absolutely
  2. announced
  3. break
  4. climate
  5. conclusion
  6. data
  7. doors
  8. facilities
  9. facts
  10. find
  11. fossil
  12. fuels
  13. gates
  14. gluing
  15. good
  16. hot
  17. imprisonment
  18. large
  19. massive
  20. means
  21. part
  22. people
  23. polluters
  24. profits
  25. reached
  26. research
  27. scientists
  28. started
  29. streets
  30. week