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What’s next for climate action? The talks from the TED Countdown New York Session 2022

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What’s next for climate action? The talks from the TED Countdown New York Session 2022

Countdown, TED’s climate action initiative founded in partnership with Future Stewards, launched three years ago with a focus on accelerating solutions to climate change. The goal: to highlight possible pathways forward and weave a story of how we can help build a safer, cleaner, fairer and net-zero future for all. After creating more than 100 []

Awe: Notes from Session 11 of TED2022

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Awe: Notes from Session 11 of TED2022

What a week! Eleven mainstage sessions of TED Talks, two sessions of TED Fellows talks, an incredible array of on-site activations, countless Discovery Sessions, parties, dinners and more made TED2022 a triumphant return to Vancouver. The closing session of the conference capped off the week with world-changing ideas from the mountains of Nepal to the []

Imagination: Notes from Session 10 of TED2022

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Imagination: Notes from Session 10 of TED2022

The wondrous, expansive, absurd creativity of humanity was on full display at Session 10 of TED2022, which featured seven brilliant speakers, one deeply beautiful and imaginative performance and a much-needed comedic interlude. The event: Talks from Session 10 of TED2022, hosted by TED’s Helen Walters When and where: Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at the Vancouver []

Cities: Notes from Session 9 of TED2022

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Cities: Notes from Session 9 of TED2022

The future of cities is inextricably tied to the future of humanity. They’re sites of innovation, culture, community building — and, at the same time, home to some of the world’s most intractable problems, like homelessness and pollution. In Session 9 of TED2022, six speakers explored an intentionally provocative whiplash of ideas tied to city []

Audacity: Notes from Session 4 of TED2022

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Audacity: Notes from Session 4 of TED2022

It’s during the darkest times that humans are capable of extraordinary responses. Session 4 of TED2022 celebrated those responses, with talks from this year’s cohort of Audacious Project Grantees. Housed at TED, the Audacious Project supports those responding to the world’s biggest challenges — from climate change to threats to democracy to the global refugee []