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I will take you on a journey. To show you a world in change

I will take you on a journey.
Out in space, so far out that the planet our just a small dot. the
It is beautiful, isn't it? The earth. Dazzling beautiful and tiny.
We travel back towards the earth that gets bigger; it continues into the atmosphere;
the protective layer that is wrapped around the globe,
the pocket in which the levels of carbon dioxide and methane increases and increases, year after year. the
greenhouse Gases which captures energy from the sun. Hot. the
greenhouse gas that stores heat in the atmosphere, on our planet.

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I will take you on a journey,
To 1859. the
Right before the industrial explosion. Right before the world started to run. the
Edwin Drake drilled the first oil well in Pennsylvania. the
Pumped up a jet black material, formed over millions of years. the
Fossil fuel energy. Chock full of carbon. the
Oil, coal and gas, which is burned to release energy, and CO₂.
the greenhouse gas that increases and increases, year after year. the
Higher than it has been in three million years.

I will take you on a journey.
To the rain forests. Show you the life that exists there. The species diversity. the
The huge trees, which absorbs CO₂ from the atmosphere. Photosynthesis. the
Captures the carbon that we have released, stores it in the woods. Karbonfangstanlegg. The only thing we have. the
Ancient, they are, in the rain forests. Fifty million years. the
At a fraction of the time, we have removed half. In the course of fifty years.
Clean space for production and resource extraction. Clear space to destruction. the
Clearing away the forest that cleans up after us.

I will take you on a journey.
To the Arctic, where the ice is thawing; faster and faster. the
Melts more in summer, grows less in winter. Shrinking.
the Ice that the species up here are so dependent on; the polar bears, algae. the
Ice, which governs the global climate in ways we still do not understand. the
Less ice in the Arctic, more droughts in California. the
Less ice in the Arctic, weakened golfstrøm. the
Less ice in the Arctic, more water in the ocean.

I will take you on a journey.
To Kiribati. The island state that barely has its nose above the sea surface. the
island state that is about to drown. the
Sea, which rises and spoons. the
Millimeter after millimeter, centimeter that threatens. the
Threatening ferskvannsreservoarer, food production. Endangers the life. the
On Kiribati they know that within a few decades, the sea will steal their country. the
their Homes. Their culture.

I will take you on a journey.
To the Great barrier reef. The world's largest coral reef. The sea's rainforest. the
An ecosystem that lays the foundation for life. Provides nutrients, shelter and breeding ground for marine species.
Protecting the coast against the waves and flooding. the
An ecosystem that is trying to survive in an ocean that is getting warmer, which can I whiten my corals.
Try to survive in an ocean that is more acidic, lower ph. Kills the corals. the
In an ocean that absorbs heat and CO₂ from the atmosphere. Take it down in the deep sea. the
Change the ecosystem. As we are dependent.

I will take you on a journey.
To Siberia. To the city of jakutsk. The coldest, inhabited city on the globe. The earth's kuldepol. the
A city built on stilts. The wooden logs that are drilled down into the frozen earth. the Permafrost; permanently frozen soil. Frozen throughout the year. Full of methane. A greenhouse gas. the
Frozen soil, until now; until the summers became longer and warmer, which causes the permafrost to thaw. the
Makes trestokkene that keeps the city on the place unstable. the
Lets metanet from the frozen earth escape into the atmosphere. the
Increases the content of greenhouse gases even more. Accelerate climate change.

I will take you on a journey.
To Cape Town, a city in South Africa. A country that gets less and less precipitation.
A city that just has karret back to everyday life. After three years of persistent drought. the
Back to everyday life, but the fear is still there, the fear about the day zero . the
Day when vannreservoarene is empty. Water taps without water. the
the Day was close, but they got away, with a nødskrik. This time. the
Future vannkrise. Global vannkrise. the
More than five billion without access to good water, predicted in 2050.

I will take you on a journey.
To Malawi. A small country in southeastern Africa. the
in A country where more than 90 per cent live by agriculture. Is depending on of the earth, and the rain. the
in A country where regntidene no longer as they were. Where the seasons have changed. the
Where regntidene have been shorter, but filled with more rain. More flood. the
in A country where climate change is stealing from the poorest.
A country that demonstrates the injustice at it all;
That climate change affects the poor the most hardest. Always.

I will take you on a journey.
To spain. The country that tourists love. the
Country in the coming decades will experience more frequent heat waves. the
Powerful heat waves will claim lives. the
Land which in the future will get less and less rain. More to dry. the
More droughts can create new desert areas. In Europe.
Who will steal from the groundwater. Water shortages. In Europe. the
That will change our Europe.

I will take you on a journey.
to show you a world in change. the
Show you that the powerful hurricanes occur more frequent and more frequent. the
That the increasing drought will lead to more and larger forest fires. the
That the number of species gets lower and lower. the
That the crops become poorer and poorer. the
That the foundations of life in several parts of the world are threatened. the
That flyktningstrømmene increases.

When you have seen all this I will give you hope.
I will show you the solar cells that are installed at a blazing pace. the
Show you the world's largest wind farm at sea. the
Show you the measures introduced to reduce food waste. the
I will let you meet all the young people around the world that engage themselves for the climate. For their future. the
I will tell you that it is possible to fight because it is possible. the
But I will convince you that it is urgent. the
That it is now it comes.

I will take you on a journey.
to give you knowledge; about the earth, nature, climate and the future. the
But most of all, to show you how amazing the earth is.
I will show you why I love biodiversity, rainforest, ocean and Arctic. the
Love the ecosystems that we depend on. the
Food, clean water, clean air, resources. Life.
I will show you that future generations depend on us.
I will show you that the earth is worth fighting for.

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