25:44 | In a blistering talk, Nobel Laureate Al Gore looks at the two main obstacles to climate solutions and gives his view of how we might actually solve the environmental crisis in time.
7:52 | Climate action is speeding up — and we each have the power to push that transformation forward.
10:41 | Megafires, or fires that burn more than 100,000 acres, are becoming more frequent worldwide, wreaking havoc on landscapes and communities — and fire experts say the problem is only going to get worse.
13:21 | Climate justice is taking center stage — geopolitically, socially and morally.
9:56 | How can cities become resilient to the shocks of climate change? As a leading force behind Detroit’s ongoing revitalization, Anika Goss spends a lot of time thinking about this question.
5:21 | Ukrainian energy executive Maxim Timchenko shares how his company has diversified Ukraine’s power structures to survive Russian attacks, highlighting the resilience of renewable energy.
10:54 | Electrical engineer Ali Hajimiri explains the principles behind wireless energy transfer and shares his far-out vision for launching flexible solar panels into space in order to collect sunlight, convert it to electrical power and then beam it down to Earth.
12:17 | What if we could solve the climate and housing crises at the same time?
7:59 | Nearly 40 percent of humanity lives near a coast — and no two coasts are the same. How can these communities build resilience to the increasing risks of climate change?
15:22 | Ramez Naam outlines the changes we need to make to get out of our own way and create a stronger, more reliable renewable energy grid.
7:45 | Why aren’t more people investing in Africa’s green energy?
11:24 | Tessa Clarke believes that sharing more and wasting less is an underrated solution to the climate crisis.
11:59 | Orca is the world’s first large-scale direct air capture and storage plant, built in Iceland by the team at Climeworks.
13:32 | Buildings are bad news for the climate — but they don’t have to be. While our structures are currently responsible for a third of global energy consumption and emissions, a future where they create more energy than they produce is possible.
9:57 | The fossil fuel industry is a factory of fairy tales, says activist and School Strike for Climate organizer Luisa Neubauer.
14:11 | Taking us to her home of Barbados, where the hurricane season is unforgiving and freak storms are becoming more frequent, Alyssa-Amor Gibbons points to the brilliance of endemic designs that are built to work with nature.
10:31 | When he learned of the threat that rising sea levels posed to his coastal hometown of Miami, Florida, eco-artist Xavier Cortada founded a movement around beautifully designed elevation markers highlighting the risk of flood damage.
9:56 | Actor and activist Fehinti Balogun pieces together multiple complex issues — climate change, colonialism, systemic racism — in a talk that’s part spoken-word poem, part diagnosis of entrenched global problems.
15:14 | Confronting climate change makes for better cities and a better quality of life, says Heidi Sørensen, director of the climate agency for the city of Oslo, Norway.
36:25 | Through TED Talks and conversations featuring scientists, CEOs, activists, politicians, artists, frontline community leaders, investors and more, this film offers a 360-degree view of carbon credits.
3:29 | Enter shared electric micromobility: the transition away from dependence on cars and towards lightweight transport options like electric scooters.
10:40 | Huma Yusuf shares a vision for global climate diplomacy where the countries responsible for pollution pay reparations for the damage they’ve caused, while developing countries bring forward a clean, green future.
12:14 | Using Vienna, Austria’s gender-equal urban planning program as a model for how women can be included in every step of building a green economy, Sqalli offers solutions for advancing both sustainability and gender equality – at the same time.
9:14 | As climate change accelerates, finding clean alternatives to fossil fuels is more urgent than ever. Social entrepreneur Vaitea Cowan believes green hydrogen is the answer.
18:01 | The world needs clean power, but decarbonization calls for a massive increase in the mining and extraction of minerals like lithium, graphite and cobalt.
9:30 | “Climate doom-ism,” or a pessimistic outlook on the future of the planet, rivals climate denialism in holding up the fight against climate change, says activist Zahra Biabani.
9:46 | With artists MyVerse and Kristen Warren as an inspiring opening act, social entrepreneur Samir Ibrahim suggests hip-hop and its stars can help us move from talking about the problem to rapping about (and acting on) solutions.
10:11 | We can all play a role in the climate movement by tapping into our skills, resources and networks in ways that bring us satisfaction.
10:25 | Yuval Noah Harari makes the case that preventing ecological cataclysm will not require the major global disruptions many fear and explains that we already have the resources we need — it’s just a matter of shifting our priorities.
9:17 | Piloting us into a future of green aviation, innovator Ryah Whalen shares three ways to lower the industry’s carbon footprint through smarter designs, eco-friendly fuel and new technology.
10:25 | Al Gore explains how the financial interests of fossil fuel companies have blocked the policymaking process in key countries — and calls for a global epiphany to take on the climate crisis.
11:30 | Climate tech investor Gabriel Kra offers five big reasons to be optimistic about climate — starting with the fact that many of the world’s best minds are focused and working on building a clean future for all.
8:16 | What will happen to the planet if climate change melts what’s left of Arctic permafrost?
6:10 | Every year, ocean levels rise and high tides flood the low-lying Marshall Islands in the Pacific, destroying homes, salinating water supplies and disrupting livelihoods.
9:09 | Animal scientist Ermias Kebreab talks through an ingenious solution to reduce methane-rich cow burps by feeding cattle something growing below the surface of the ocean: seaweed.
7:27 | Maria Gallucci introduces a planet-friendly alternative that could fuel tens of thousands of cargo ships: green ammonia.
13:58 | We can’t rely on those who created climate change to fix it, says climate justice organizer Ozawa Bineshi Albert.
11:39 | Why is China appointing thousands of judges to environmental courts and training prosecutors to bring cases to them, even if it means suing the government?
8:50 | Susan Ruffo highlights the ocean’s ready-made solutions to the climate crisis: From storing carbon to providing protection to coastal communities.
10:57 | Denmark’s climate minister Dan Jørgensen lays out his plan to end the country’s oil industry by 2050 and transition to a fossil-free future powered by wind energy.
10:23 | Rachel Kyte identifies four major areas with transformative solutions — from roofs painted with bright white paint to solar control glass to more efficient cold chains for vaccines.
12:38 | What do woolly pigs have to do with climate change?
12:06 | Once considered the ugly duckling of environmental conservation, seagrass is emerging as a powerful tool for climate action.
13:43 | Bjørn Otto Sverdrup (OCGI) describes a possible path for the industry to pivot to net-zero operations, reimagining the role it could play in helping decarbonize the economy and igniting changes in how we consume energy.
11:27 | Biochar is a kind of charcoal that removes CO2 from the atmosphere, helping yield healthy crops and even producing abundant renewable energy in the form of electricity as it’s made.
6:50 | Sophia Kianni and Climate Cardinals is translating and sourcing crucial climate resources into more than 100 languages.
14:08 | Halla Tómasdóttir urges us all to recognize our power and to use our voice, vote and wallet to catalyze meaningful climate action.
11:45 | From village to metropolis, global flooding is on the rise, and traditional approaches to managing the swells won’t cut it.