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From the Ted Talk by Rob Hopkins: Transition to a world without oil

Unscramble the Blue Letters

When our supermarkets have only two or three days' worth of food in them at any one time, often sustainability tends to focus on the eregny efficiency of the freezers and on the packaging that the lettuces are wrapped up in. Looking through the lens of rceneilise, we really question how we've let ourselves get into a situation that's so vulnerable. Resilience runs much deeper: it's about blniudig modularity into what we do, building surge breakers into how we ozragnie the basic things that support us.

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When our supermarkets have only two or three days' worth of food in them at any one time, often sustainability tends to focus on the ______ efficiency of the freezers and on the packaging that the lettuces are wrapped up in. Looking through the lens of __________, we really question how we've let ourselves get into a situation that's so vulnerable. Resilience runs much deeper: it's about ________ modularity into what we do, building surge breakers into how we ________ the basic things that support us.

Solution

  1. building
  2. energy
  3. resilience
  4. organize

Original Text

When our supermarkets have only two or three days' worth of food in them at any one time, often sustainability tends to focus on the energy efficiency of the freezers and on the packaging that the lettuces are wrapped up in. Looking through the lens of resilience, we really question how we've let ourselves get into a situation that's so vulnerable. Resilience runs much deeper: it's about building modularity into what we do, building surge breakers into how we organize the basic things that support us.

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  15. resilience
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