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TED Countdown announces membership of its Vision Council and new corporate members of the TED Future Forum

TED Countdown announces membership of its Vision Council and new corporate members of the TED Future Forum

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TED Countdown, a global initiative to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis, is delighted to welcome Joshua Amponsem, Olivia Lazard, Omnia el Omrani, Rayne Sullivan and Riddhima Yadav to its Vision Council. They join Jim Hagemann Snabe, Gonzalo Munoz, Habiba Ahut Daggash, Manish Bhardwaj and Nigel Topping as advisors to Countdown. Learn more []

Transforming business for a sustainable future: Insights from the 2023 TED Countdown Summit

Transforming business for a sustainable future: Insights from the 2023 TED Countdown Summit

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In July 2023, over 750 global innovators, business leaders, scientists, policymakers, artists, activists and more came together in Detroit, Michigan, to explore the solutions, tools and partnerships that will bring us closer to achieving an equitable, zero-carbon world. The TED Countdown Summit also hosted the inaugural gathering of the TED Future Forum, an initiative of []

TED is bringing its global climate conference, TED Countdown, to Detroit

TED is bringing its global climate conference, TED Countdown, to Detroit

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TED Countdown, a global initiative committed to accelerating solutions to the climate crisis, announces that its second Summit will take place in Detroit, Michigan from July 11-14, 2023. The Summit will also host the inaugural gathering of the TED Future Forum, an initiative of TED Countdown, focused on the role of business in accelerating solutions []

Climate challenges and solutions: The talks from the TED Countdown London Session 2022

Climate challenges and solutions: The talks from the TED Countdown London Session 2022

Countdown, TED’s climate action initiative founded in partnership with Leaders’ Quest, launched three years ago with a focus on accelerating solutions to climate change. The goal: to build a better future by cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 in the race to a zero-carbon world — a world that’s safer, cleaner and fairer []

Why TED Countdown is staging climate “Dilemma” discussions

Why TED Countdown is staging climate “Dilemma” discussions

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In June 2022, TED’s climate initiative, Countdown, convened in New York for its first Dilemma Series event, titled “Is there a role for carbon credits in accelerating a fair, net-zero world?” Carbon credits are a very controversial topic, one that elicits decidedly contrasting reactions. One hundred people gathered over 36 hours of deep conversations and []

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

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 []

Watch now: TED’s Countdown@COP26, featuring three live-streamed events

Watch now: TED’s Countdown@COP26, featuring three live-streamed events

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The United Nations climate change conference COP26 is gathering this week and next in Glasgow, Scotland, and TED’s own climate initiative, Countdown, is going to be part of it. You can participate, too! From November 4-6, Countdown@COP26 will host a series of three events from the COP26 Climate Action Hub in Glasgow. The live-streamed events will []

What to expect from COP26: A conversation from TED Countdown Summit

What to expect from COP26: A conversation from TED Countdown Summit

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The closing session of the TED Countdown Summit in Edinburgh on Friday, October 15, 2021 started with a discussion about the upcoming United Nations climate conference, COP26, which will take place in Glasgow from October 31-November 12, 2021. The discussion — featuring Patricia Espinosa, Laurence Tubiana and Gonzalo Muñoz — touched on how the process []