Climate change

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this is not a drill my name is Greta Tim
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berry we are living in the beginning of
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a mass extinction our climate is
00:12
breaking down children like me are
00:15
giving up their education to protests
00:18
but we can still fix this you can still
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fix this to survive we need to stop
00:25
burning fossil fuels but this alone will
00:28
not be enough lots of solutions I talked
00:32
about but what about a solution that is
00:34
right in front of us I'll let my friend
00:36
George explain there is a magic machine
00:39
that sucks carbon out of the air costs
00:43
very little and builds itself it's
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called a tree a tree is an example of a
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natural climate solution mangroves peat
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bogs jungles marshes sea beds kelp
00:57
forests swamps coral reefs they take
00:59
carbon out of the air and lock it away
01:02
nature is a tool we can use to repair
01:06
our broken climate
01:08
these natural climate solutions could
01:10
make a massive difference pretty cool
01:12
right
01:13
but only if we also leave fossil fuels
01:16
in the ground
01:18
here's the crazy part right now we are
01:23
ignoring them we spend a 1000 times more
01:27
on global fossil fuel subsidies that are
01:30
natural based solutions natural climate
01:33
solutions get just 2% of all the money
01:36
used on tackling climate breakdown this
01:39
is your money it is your taxes your
01:42
savings even more crazy right now when
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we need nature the most we're destroying
01:48
it faster than ever after 200 species
01:51
are going extinct every single day much
01:54
of the Arctic ice is gone
01:56
most of our wild animals have gone much
01:59
of our soil has gone so what should we
02:02
do what should you do it's simple we
02:05
need to protect restore and fund protect
02:10
tropical forests are being cut down at
02:13
the rate of 30 football pitches and
02:15
minutes where nature is doing something
02:17
vital we must protect it restore much of
02:22
our planet has been damaged but nature
02:25
can regenerate and we can help
02:27
ecosystems bounce back fund we need to
02:33
stop funding things that destroy nature
02:35
and pay for things that help it it is
02:39
that simple protect restore
02:42
[Music]
02:44
this can happen everywhere many people
02:46
have already begun using natural climate
02:48
solutions we need to do it on a massive
02:51
scale you can be part of this vote for
02:55
people who defend nature share this
02:58
video talk about this all around the
03:01
world there are amazing movements
03:03
fighting for nature join them
03:10
[Music]
03:13
everything counts what you do counts
03:19
[Music]
There are no notes for this quiz.
00:00
this is not a drill my name is Greta Tim
00:06
berry we are living in the beginning of
00:08
a mass extinction our climate is
00:12
breaking down children like me are
00:15
giving up their education to protests
00:18
but we can still fix this you can still
00:22
fix this to survive we need to stop
00:25
burning fossil fuels but this alone will
00:28
not be enough lots of solutions I talked
00:32
about but what about a solution that is
00:34
right in front of us I'll let my friend
00:36
George explain there is a magic machine
00:39
that sucks carbon out of the air costs
00:43
very little and builds itself it's
00:46
called a tree a tree is an example of a
00:50
natural climate solution mangroves peat
00:54
bogs jungles marshes sea beds kelp
00:57
forests swamps coral reefs they take
00:59
carbon out of the air and lock it away
01:02
nature is a tool we can use to repair
01:06
our broken climate
01:08
these natural climate solutions could
01:10
make a massive difference pretty cool
01:12
right
01:13
but only if we also leave fossil fuels
01:16
in the ground
01:18
here's the crazy part right now we are
01:23
ignoring them we spend a 1000 times more
01:27
on global fossil fuel subsidies that are
01:30
natural based solutions natural climate
01:33
solutions get just 2% of all the money
01:36
used on tackling climate breakdown this
01:39
is your money it is your taxes your
01:42
savings even more crazy right now when
01:45
we need nature the most we're destroying
01:48
it faster than ever after 200 species
01:51
are going extinct every single day much
01:54
of the Arctic ice is gone
01:56
most of our wild animals have gone much
01:59
of our soil has gone so what should we
02:02
do what should you do it's simple we
02:05
need to protect restore and fund protect
02:10
tropical forests are being cut down at
02:13
the rate of 30 football pitches and
02:15
minutes where nature is doing something
02:17
vital we must protect it restore much of
02:22
our planet has been damaged but nature
02:25
can regenerate and we can help
02:27
ecosystems bounce back fund we need to
02:33
stop funding things that destroy nature
02:35
and pay for things that help it it is
02:39
that simple protect restore
02:42
[Music]
02:44
this can happen everywhere many people
02:46
have already begun using natural climate
02:48
solutions we need to do it on a massive
02:51
scale you can be part of this vote for
02:55
people who defend nature share this
02:58
video talk about this all around the
03:01
world there are amazing movements
03:03
fighting for nature join them
03:10
[Music]
03:13
everything counts what you do counts
03:19
[Music]
There are no notes for this quiz.
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