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Together with COP26, TED hosts Countdown, a global livestream presented by YouTube Originals

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Together with COP26, TED hosts Countdown, a global livestream presented by YouTube Originals

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In collaboration with the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), TED announced today details of the Countdown Global Livestream taking place 12-2:30pm ET on Saturday, October 30 on TED’s YouTube channel. Building on the success of the 2020 Countdown launch, this free global event, presented by YouTube Originals, will lay out a credible and realistic pathway []

A global campaign to advance zero-emission transport gains momentum through The Audacious Project

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A global campaign to advance zero-emission transport gains momentum through The Audacious Project

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Thanks to a coalition of climate activists, organizations and researchers — powered by philanthropy — a cleaner, healthier, more equitable transportation future is now within reach.  For the opening session of the Countdown Summit, head of TED Chris Anderson announced, in conversation with electrification advocate Monica Araya, a catalytic funding boost of 300 million dollars []

5 life-affirming reasons to come to TEDWomen 2021

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5 life-affirming reasons to come to TEDWomen 2021

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TEDWomen is a special event that many of us hold dear to our hearts. We gather to celebrate ideas, talk about what matters, learn from each other and, this year, ​​address a pressing question: “What now?” What comes, now, after nearly everything about how we live and work has been altered by the realities of []

“After Hours” joins the TED Audio Collective

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“After Hours” joins the TED Audio Collective

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The podcast After Hours joins the TED Audio Collective’s growing roster of programming, alongside shows like Body Stuff with Jen Gunter, Design Matters with Debbie Millman, Worklife with Adam Grant, ZigZag and The TED Interview with Chris Anderson.  Hosted by acclaimed Harvard Business School professors Youngme Moon, Mihir A. Desai and Felix Oberholzer-Gee, After Hours discusses []

The TED Gift at TEDMonterey

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The TED Gift at TEDMonterey

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The TED gift process has evolved over the years, from every attendee receiving the same (amazing) gifts to a bespoke process that gives attendees the chance to personalize their gifts while also reducing their carbon footprint. For TEDMonterey, in addition to bags, bottles and the other usual suspects, the offerings included things like a gas-powered []

5 traits we look for in TED Fellows

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5 traits we look for in TED Fellows

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Every year, TED opens applications for its new group of TED Fellows. We get thousands of applications from all corners of the world, representing every field under the sun — musical theater, electric aviation, landscape architecture, quantum computing. How do we select just 20 people to become part of the new class TED Fellows? It’s []

How TED Fellows shape your future

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How TED Fellows shape your future

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Have you ever wondered what, or who, shapes your future? What we’ve noticed over the past decade of selecting TED Fellows is that the people who are actually shaping the future are the people doing the work, often at the local level. They’re the ones working on the ground to better their communities — and []