Decarbonizing fossil fuels: An unedited discussion from TED Countdown Summit

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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 []

A TED series rethinks the way we work

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A TED series rethinks the way we work

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Have you ever dealt with meeting overload, struggled to create a solid work-life balance or felt stuck on the same rung of the career ladder? In the fourth season of TED’s original video series The Way We Work, business leaders and thinkers offer direct, practical wisdom and insight into how we can adapt and thrive []

Join TED’s Countdown@COP26: three live-streamed events from November 4-6, 2021

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Join TED’s Countdown@COP26: three live-streamed events from November 4-6, 2021

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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 — by tuning in to the COP26 live platform on November 4-6 (each day at 11:30am PT, 2:30pm ET, 6:30pm GMT, 7:30pm []

Free to dream: The talks of TED Salon, in partnership with American Family Insurance

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Free to dream: The talks of TED Salon, in partnership with American Family Insurance

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We all deserve the right to dream and to pursue better, richer and fuller lives. In fact, this ideal is often referred to as the American Dream. And yet, the country’s criminal justice system denies many people the freedom to truly dream — even after they have been technically “freed” from incarceration. In an evening []

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

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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 []

One planet: Notes from Session 7 of Countdown Summit

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One planet: Notes from Session 7 of Countdown Summit

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Follow Countdown on Twitter and Instagram • Subscribe to the Countdown newsletter After a week of hearing from the cutting-edge of climate action, we’ve filled our minds and hearts with ideas and solutions for a net-zero future. We gather for this final session of Countdown energized, curious and hopeful, knowing that we all share this []

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 []

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 []

At TED Countdown Summit and COP26: Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons,” re-scored for a changing climate

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At TED Countdown Summit and COP26: Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons,” re-scored for a changing climate

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It has been nearly three hundred years since Italy’s Antonio Vivaldi composed one of the most innovative pieces of classical music of all time: the four-part series of concertos “The Four Seasons.” Vivaldi drew inspiration from the natural world, trying to capture its essence and give musical expression to flowing waters, singing birds, blowing winds, []

Am I Normal? with Mona Chalabi, a new podcast from the TED Audio Collective, premieres October 18

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Am I Normal? with Mona Chalabi, a new podcast from the TED Audio Collective, premieres October 18

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Am I Normal? with Mona Chalabi, the newest podcast from the TED Audio Collective, launches on October 18.  We all want to know if we’re normal: Do I have enough friends? Should it take me this long to get over my ex? Should I move or stay where I am? Endlessly curious data journalist Mona []

“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 []