Global Issues

Stewart Brand proclaims 4 environmental 'heresies' on TED.com

Posted by: Shanna Carpenter

The man who helped usher in the environmental movement in the 1960s and ’70s has been rethinking his positions on cities, nuclear power, genetic modification and geo-engineering. This talk at the US State Department is a foretaste of his major new book, sure to provoke widespread debate. (Recorded at TED@State, June 2009 at the US State Department in Washington, D.C.. Duration: 16:42)

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Comments (1)

  • Jimmy Mathews commented on Jul 17 2009

    Interesting presentation on nuclear power. There are so many folks out there scared of this, but this is a true green fuel source, and is way safer that many people think.

    Jimmy