Watch and learn with TED’s back catalogue

23rd September 2021

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TED’s back catalogue contains dozens of fascinating insights into how we can preserve our planet.

Here are the most popular TEDTalks related to climate change and the environment:

  • Stephen Petranek
    Your kids might live on Mars. Here’s how they’ll survive
  • Greta Thunberg
    The disarming case to act right now on climate change
  • Suzanne Simard
    How trees talk to each other
  • Mark Bittman
    What’s wrong with what we eat
  • Tshering Tobgay
    This country isn’t just carbon neutral, it’s carbon negative
  • Kristin Poinar
    What’s hidden under the Greenland ice sheet?
  • Emma Bryce
    What really happens to the plastic you throw away?
  • Wade Davis
    Dreams from endangered cultures
  • Prosanta Chakrabarty
    Four billion years of evolution in six minutes
  • Kenneth Lacovara
    Hunting for dinosaurs showed me our place in the universe


“These talks are a great resource to help educate people on these issues and we hope this awareness translates into concrete progress at the COP26 summit which takes place in November 2021,” says VBQ Speakers founder
and director Leo von Bülow-Quirk.

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