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NatureNow: Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot make short film on the climate crisis

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    This is not a drill.
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    My name is Greta Thunberg.
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    We are living in the beginning
    of a mass extinction.
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    Our climate is breaking down.
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    Children like me are giving up
    their education to protest.
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    But we can still fix this.
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    You can still fix this.
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    To survive, we need
    to stop burning fossil fuels
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    But this alone will not be enough.
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    Lots of solutions are talked about.
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    But what about the solution
    that is right in front of us?
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    I’ll let my friend George explain.
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    There is a magic machine
    that sucks carbon out of the air
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    costs very little
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    and builds itself.
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    It’s called...
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    a tree.
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    A tree is an example
    of a natural climate solution.
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    Mangroves, peatbogs, jungles,
    marshes, seabeds
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    kelp forests, swamps, coral reefs
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    they take carbon out of the air
    and lock it away.
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    Nature is a tool we can use
    to repair our broken climate.
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    These natural climate solutions
    could make a massive difference.
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    Pretty cool, right?
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    But only if we also leave fossil fuels
    in the ground.
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    Here’s the crazy part...
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    right now we are ignoring them.
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    We spend 1000 times more
    on global fossil fuels subsidies
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    than natural based solutions.
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    Natural climate solutions get just 2%
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    of all the money used
    on tackling climate breakdown.
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    This is your money.
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    It is your taxes and your savings.
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    Even more crazy
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    right now when we need nature the most,
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    we’re destroying it faster than ever.
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    Up to 200 species are going extinct
    every single day.
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    Much of the arctic ice is gone.
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    Most of our wild animals have gone.
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    Much of our soil has gone.
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    So what should we do?
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    What should YOU do?
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    It’s simple...
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    We need to
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    PROTECT
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    RESTORE
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    and FUND.
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    Protect.
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    Tropical forests are being cut down
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    at the rate of 30 football pitches a minute.
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    Where Nature is doing something vital
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    we must protect it.
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    Restore.
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    Much of our planet has been damaged.
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    But Nature can regenerate
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    and we can help ecosystems bounce back.
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    Fund.
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    We need to stop funding things that destroy Nature
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    and pay for things that help it.
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    It is that simple
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    Protect
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    Restore
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    Fund.
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    This can happen everywhere;
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    Many people have already begun
    using natural climate solutions.
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    We need to do it on a massive scale.
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    You can be part of this.
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    VOTE for people who defend nature.
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    SHARE this video.
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    Talk about this.
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    All around the world there are amazing movements
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    fighting for Nature.
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    JOIN them.
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    Everything counts.
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    What you do, counts.
Titolo:
NatureNow: Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot make short film on the climate crisis
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Video Language:
English
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03:41

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