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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 []

Decarbonizing fossil fuels: An unedited discussion from TED Countdown Summit

Decarbonizing fossil fuels: An unedited discussion from TED Countdown Summit

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The Countdown Summit in Edinburgh featured this morning a difficult and at moments emotional on-stage discussion on fossil fuels and accelerating the trajectory of decarbonization. We are publishing here the complete, unedited video account of that discussion, as a matter of record. The conversation included Chris James, founder of Engine No. 1, the activist fund []

Reducing: Notes from Session 4 of Countdown Summit

Reducing: Notes from Session 4 of Countdown Summit

Follow Countdown on Twitter and Instagram • Subscribe to the Countdown newsletter How will we get the 55 gigatons of global greenhouse emissions produced each year down to zero? By rapidly scaling up proven green technologies, finding innovative and brilliant ways to trap carbon and ending destructive practices. In Session 4 of Countdown Summit, 10 []