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You're a game-changer, a planet-saver. Surgeons and firefighters do great work saving individual lives, but you're helping to save an entire population. And you don't even need to know where the spleen is located or how long you've got before a flaming building collapses.

In our minds, for his environmental work, Al Gore could wear a cape. You and your environmental scientist peers are sailing the ships of change, and with you at the helm, there may still be some salvation for the rest of us, and for our children. (Thank you)^a million.