Watch and learn with TED’s back catalogue
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 (6.9m)
- Greta Thunberg
The disarming case to act right now on climate change (5.8m)
- Suzanne Simard
How trees talk to each other (5m)
- Mark Bittman
What’s wrong with what we eat (4.9m)
- Tshering Tobgay
This country isn’t just carbon neutral, it’s carbon negative (4.9m)
- Kristin Poinar
What’s hidden under the Greenland ice sheet? (4.8m)
- Emma Bryce
What really happens to the plastic you throw away? (4.6m)
- Wade Davis
Dreams from endangered cultures (4.5m)
- Prosanta Chakrabarty
Four billion years of evolution in six minutes (4.2m)
- Kenneth Lacovara
Hunting for dinosaurs showed me our place in the universe (4m)
“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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Demand for fossil fuels will peak by 2025 if all national net-zero pledges are implemented in full and on time, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has forecast.
Climate change remains one of the top issues most concerning the UK public, despite the economic turmoil experienced over the last 18 months, a poll commissioned by IEMA has found.
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has today unveiled the most significant changes to its reporting standards since 2016, setting a new benchmark for corporate sustainability.
A group of world-leading climate scientists has today warned that carbon pricing is currently too low to deliver a just transition to a net-zero economy, and that "urgent reforms" are needed.
The Royal Botanic Gardens (RBG) in Kew has today unveiled a new strategy to tackle biodiversity loss and develop sustainable nature-based solutions to some of humanity’s biggest global challenges.
How to Save Our Planet is call to action that aims to equip everyone with the knowledge needed to make change. We need to deal with climate change, environmental destruction and global poverty, and ensure everyone’s security.