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I understand "and fast" as "and act quickly." Am I on the right track?

The phrase "fossil fuels, and fast" appears to be a typical alliteration, which explains why "fast" rather than "quick" is used. I am not absolutely sure.

The New York Times tweeted:

The world’s leading energy agency said nations must drop fossil fuels, and fast, if they want to avert catastrophic climate change.

Source: Twitter

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The New York Times tweeted:

The world's leading energy agency said nations must drop fossil fuels, and fast, if...

What that means is:

The world's leading energy agency said nations must drop fossil fuels fast, if...

The New York Times simply separated out the adverb "fast" with "and" and a pair of commas in order to add emphasis, in order to stress that doing so quickly is especially important.

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