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Progress for “the blue heart of the planet” and a plan to de-extinct a kayak: A recap of “Planet Dearth,” All-Stars Session 1 at TED2014Progress for “the blue heart of the planet” and a plan to de-extinct a kayak: A recap of “Planet Dearth,” All-Stars Session 1 at TED2014

Posted By Tedstaff

By Liz Jacobs and Kate Torgovnick Are we on the brink of a resource crisis? All signs point to yes. As the human population grows, the planet is buckling under the pressure of our needs. In this inaugural All-Stars session, 11 classic TED speakers return to the stage to share their deep concern for preserving […]

 

Amory Lovins' think tank spins off a new car company

Posted By Emily McManus

Via Green Light: The Rocky Mountain Institute, whose chair and chief scientist is TEDTalks star Amory Lovins, this month spun off a car company, Bright Automotive, that’s focused on making street-legal all-electric cars. From the story on Green Light: Bright Automotive wants to make plug-in hybrids. The cars will go about 30 miles on a […]

 

Winning the oil endgame: Amory Lovins

Posted By Tedstaff

Energy guru Amory Lovins lays out his plan for weaning the US off oil and revitalizing the economy in the process. It’s the subject of his book Winning the Oil Endgame, and he makes it sound fairly simple: On one hand, the deadly risks of continued dependency, and on the other, some win-win solutions. (Recorded […]