17:11 | Katharine Hayhoe shows how the key to having a real discussion is to connect over shared values like family, community and religion – and to prompt people to realize that they already care about a changing climate.
12:18 | Which way will China go in the future, and how will it affect the global environment? Data scientist Angel Hsu describes how the most populous country on earth is creating a future based on alternative energy.
14:00 | Chemical engineer Jennifer Wilcox previews some amazing technology to scrub carbon from the air, using chemical reactions that capture and reuse CO2 in much the same way trees do … but at a vast scale.
15:53 | What would a sustainable, universally beneficial economy look like? “Like a doughnut,” says Oxford economist Kate Raworth.
7:41 | Scientist and retired US Navy officer David Titley takes us from the humanitarian catastrophe in Syria to the icy shores of Svalbard to show how the military approaches the threat of climate change.
13:07 | Ted Halstead proposes a carbon dividends plan, free markets and limited government.
15:52 | Using her native Costa Rica as an example of positive action on environmental protection and renewables, climate advocate Monica Araya outlines a bold vision for a world committed to clean energy in all sectors.
12:52 | Back in 2008, following the global financial crisis, governments across the world adopted a “whatever it takes” commitment to monetary recovery, issuing $250 billion worth of international currency to stem the collapse of the economy.
29:21 | Al Gore: Vi kan ikke løse klimakrisen, hvis ikke vi får løst demokratikrisen.
14:50 | When Christiana Figueres was tapped by the UN to lead the Paris climate conference (COP 21) in December 2015, she thought it would be impossible to bring the leaders of 195 countries into agreement on how to slow climate change.
18:54 | Bhutan’s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay shares his country’s mission to put happiness before economic growth and set a world standard for environmental preservation.
25:20 | Why is Al Gore optimistic about climate change? In this spirited talk, Gore asks three powerful questions about the man-made forces threatening to destroy our planet — and the solutions we’re designing to combat them.
14:23 | Imagine the hottest day you’ve ever experienced. Now imagine it’s six, 10 or 12 degrees hotter. According to Alice Bows-Larkin, that’s the type of future in store for us if we don’t significantly cut our greenhouse gas emissions now.
21:42 | Climate change is unfair. Mary Robinson asks us to join the movement for worldwide climate justice.
16:37 | Economist Lord Nicholas Stern helped write a report that outlines where we are now — and what we could do next.
19:14 | Many of the world’s biggest problems require asking questions of scientists — but why should we believe what they say?
12:10 | You can’t understand climate change in pieces, says climate scientist Gavin Schmidt. It’s the whole, or it’s nothing.
12:22 | Building a skyscraper? Forget about steel and concrete, says architect Michael Green, and build it out of … wood.
10:38 | As Vicki Arroyo says, it’s time to prepare our homes and cities for the new climate, with its increased risk of flooding, drought and uncertainty.
17:51 | Top climate scientist James Hansen tells the story of his involvement in the science of and debate over global climate change.
18:45 | Rob Dunbar hunts for data on our climate from 12,000 years ago, finding clues inside ancient seabeds and corals. His work is vital in setting baselines for fixing our current climate — and in tracking the rise of deadly ocean acidification.
6:45 | In 4 minutes, atmospheric chemist Rachel Pike provides a glimpse of the massive scientific effort behind the bold headlines on climate change.
7:44 | At TED2009, Al Gore presents updated slides from around the globe to make the case that worrying climate trends are even worse than scientists predicted, and to make clear his stance on “clean coal.”
16:57 | With the same humor and humanity he exuded in An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore spells out 15 ways that individuals can address climate change immediately, from buying a hybrid to inventing a new, hotter “brand name” for global warming.