Climate Talk at WEF – level 2

28-01-2019 15:00

The World Economic Forum brings together some 2,500 top business leaders, international political leaders, economists, celebrities and journalists.

For up to four days, they discuss world problems, and the WEF happens in Switzerland every year.

Sir David Attenborough, an English broadcaster and natural historian, urged the powerful people to act on climate change. He said that if we do not sort this out in 10 years, we are dooming our children and our grandchildren to a terrible future.

He said that we have to think about difficult and painful things because if we do not, there is only going to be more difficulty and more pain.

Difficult words: urge (ask, try to make somebody do something), sort something out (deal with a problem), doom (‘send to hell’).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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