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  • minimalized Earth's life in the 24 hours humans have only been here for three seconds.

  • And look what you've done have destroyed entire forests for ivory and red meat have destroyed entire ecosystems.

  • But, hey, if you still have McDonnell's your bill concrete shelters that shut ourselves out from nature.

  • What evening, everyone?

  • My name is Otto.

  • Been very new.

  • And, yes, I am 16.

  • We all experienced traumatic conditions and events in our life.

  • But a whole state experiencing a traumatic event cannot be uncoiled ful.

  • In 2018 the state of care law experience the worst flood of the century and it wasn't uncalled for a chain off.

  • Bad reactions caused this event, and I'm going to give you a brief description on how this happened.

  • This wasn't a huge blockbuster that the Molly Elise were hoping for, but this is what we got.

  • But one before I get into it, I want you guys to know what the Molly Alum shows look like.

  • We have a very vivid landscape.

  • The airplanes they have oceans were beaches on.

  • We have the plan to side.

  • So how did this Okay, well, patients, the main and foremost important part in this flood Was the dams the damn spirit.

  • A huge role in this.

  • And you might be thinking, What can a damn doing?

  • A flood?

  • Well, the answer is quite simple.

  • A dam is a massively so boy of water.

  • And what happens if a damn loses all of its water at once?

  • Well, the effects can be similar to a tsunami.

  • So what did the care last year?

  • Electricity board do tow a word from the disaster.

  • Well, they let out huge amounts of water from all the dance at the same time.

  • Great move.

  • This speeded the movement off the flood.

  • And that's part one.

  • Now let's get on to part two.

  • Part two is my human negligence comes into play.

  • We have all seen how human negligence can cause huge disasters.

  • We all know what happened in Chernobyl.

  • Well, the same happened in Carla, but slowly and no one knew about it.

  • Kayla's a growing economy and we need our resources.

  • So what did we do, toe get these resources?

  • Well, we have open minds.

  • What are open minds, you ask me.

  • Open minds are things that are created for the sole purpose of extracting rock and metals directly from the court, and these are really hard to maintain, and they are really expensive, too.

  • But do you know that most off the Cory's on my mind's in Kayla are legal, and no one knows about this.

  • If you're creating on operating a legal mind, that is a safety hazard on Environment House out at the same time, and that's exactly what happened.

  • At least 900 people lost their lives because of landslides during the floats, and all this were created due to the fact that these mines were poorly maintained and none of them had no safety regulations whatsoever.

  • That's far too.

  • You see this picture?

  • This is the only airport in the whole wide world that completely learns on soul apart.

  • That means everything from the toilet lights to the air, traffic control runs on solar power.

  • But right now it's flooded.

  • An international airport has timer control.

  • That means the water that floods will automatically get out.

  • But not your northern Cochin Question is also home to the India's biggest mall, and you might be proud to be a motherly Well, let me say something to you.

  • Coty was never supposed to be the metropolitan city it is today.

  • Could she never had the strength and capacity to hold this much buildings?

  • Its land never had this much integrity.

  • Coty has always been a loose, lying lined, situated next to water.

  • But how come such a huge environmental hazard was looked upon when things like this were built there?

  • Corruption, corruption was the king You?

  • Ever since democracy was invented in Greece, corruption always had a huge hand in it.

  • And very we're still not free from it.

  • But on the bright side, beauty, all of this Caleb became a beacon of humanitarianism.

  • Volunteers came from unknown places.

  • Mobile phones became many control rooms and we found our Superman.

  • Our own supermen are fishermen.

  • This was a goose bump moment, for most of them are really out there.

  • But the thing is that things like this can always happen again.

  • And all of you might be thinking, What is the short 16 year old kid telling me to do?

  • What does he know?

  • And how is he going to act?

  • Well, I've already let a foot ahead.

  • Let me introduce you to E for Earth.

  • If Earth is an environmental organization, created by me and my friends.

  • It's nothing much, but it's honest work.

  • So what can you do to help?

  • Every small step counts?

  • Let me tell you that every plastic that you feel is not necessary counts every straw.

  • I'm not being a VC, your girl here, but still that counts.

  • So humans don't want to be hatred towards each other.

  • They've always been kind to each other.

  • And the good Earth is rich and can provide for one another.

  • But we have lost the way greed has poisoned our souls.

  • It has filled us with mystery more than machinery.

  • We need kindness more than cleverness.

  • We need humanity.

  • And it's high time V's tip up.

  • And you guys, the young people off the generation.

  • Ah, who is going to take action?

  • You are the only people who can take action.

  • Don't rely on the elders.

  • Please.

  • It's time that you guys take action.

  • That's what we gonna do.

  • So I show each and every one of you.

  • If you have an ambition in mind, it's gonna work because you're gonna make it work.

  • Thank you.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/03/31
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