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The side of climate change we must debate: how do we adapt | Jessica Hellmann | TEDxMinneapolisWomen

The side of climate change we must debate: how do we adapt | Jessica Hellmann | TEDxMinneapolisWomen

By Micah Moen 18 Comments September 20, 2019

Translator: Rosa Baranda Reviewer: Amanda Chu Thank you. Thanks so much. You know, it’s really not an exaggeration to say that humanity is on a path to disaster. And that’s because human emissions of CO2, methane and other greenhouse gases are warming our planet, shifting our climate, and increasing climate disasters. And those changes are […]

Climate Adaptation is About People

Climate Adaptation is About People

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 16, 2019

What is normal now – is it four months of back to back rains? Or is normal half the amount of rainfall? I don’t know, I’m still trying to figure it out. I continue to worry about the problem of sea level rise. My feeling, and I am not alone in this, is deep sadness. […]

Devices that adapt and build smart environments | Sean Follmer | TEDxCERN

Devices that adapt and build smart environments | Sean Follmer | TEDxCERN

By Micah Moen 4 Comments September 16, 2019

Translator: TED Translators admin Reviewer: Ivana Korom We’ve evolved with tools and tools have evolved with us. Our ancestors created these hand axes 1.5 million years ago, shaping them to not only fit the task at hand, but also their hand. However, over the years, tools have become more and more specialized. These sculpting tools […]

Qu’est-ce que l’écologie ? / What is ecology? – 2

Qu’est-ce que l’écologie ? / What is ecology? – 2

By Micah Moen 8 Comments September 14, 2019

Diary of a drummer-girl Episode 2 : What is Ecology ? Hi everyone ! That sucks, ‘hi !’ « Hello everybody ! ». That’s even worse. Right, we’ll just not say hello, it’ll be more straight forward… You’ll remember, from my first video post, I spoke to you of a world where « all human beings, vegetables and minerals, are […]

How Your Phone Will Stop Climate Change (& Save The World) | Ian Monroe | TEDxHonolulu

How Your Phone Will Stop Climate Change (& Save The World) | Ian Monroe | TEDxHonolulu

By Micah Moen 5 Comments September 13, 2019

Translator: Kirstie Neo Reviewer: Denise RQ What’s the most important thing that you do with your phone? Calls? Email? Facebook? Getting a higher score on Candy Crush? You know who you are. What if you could do something even more important? Like solve some of the world’s biggest problems. And if you could solve any […]

Child Mortailty, Family Planning & the Environment | Hans Rosling | TEDxChange

Child Mortailty, Family Planning & the Environment | Hans Rosling | TEDxChange

By Micah Moen 5 Comments September 13, 2019

Translator: Yulia Kallistratova Reviewer: Denise RQ We’re here today because United Nations have defined goals for the progress of countries. They are called Millennium Development Goals. Look here: you have to end poverty, education, gender, child and maternal health, control infections, protect the environment, and get good global links between nations in every aspect, from […]

World Environment Day 2019 – UN Chief’s message

World Environment Day 2019 – UN Chief’s message

By Micah Moen 18 Comments September 11, 2019

World Environment Day highlights how much we all rely on nature and on our planet’s health. The quality of the water we drink, the food we eat and the air we breathe — all depend on protecting the natural world. But the environment is facing unprecedented perils, caused by human activity. One million species are […]

Building Resilience to Climate Change | Jacqueline McGlade | TEDxPorto

Building Resilience to Climate Change | Jacqueline McGlade | TEDxPorto

By Micah Moen 2 Comments September 9, 2019

Translator: Virginia Cancino Berrios Reviewer: Zsófia Herczeg Today in the world, we face many existential threats – nuclear warheads, artificial intelligence, robots, antimicrobial resistance, climate change – and we have no way of predicting actually how we are going to face these challenges. Some of the solutions lie in laboratories, in offices, but answers to […]

Practicing in a Stressful Environment | Dharma Talk by Thich Nhat Hanh, 2004.02.08

Practicing in a Stressful Environment | Dharma Talk by Thich Nhat Hanh, 2004.02.08

By Micah Moen 18 Comments September 9, 2019

[bell] [bell] [bell] Good morning, dear Sangha, today is February the 8th, 2004, and we are in the Deer Park Monastery during our Winter Retreat. Our Bell Master today is Sister Mai Nghiem “adornment with Plum Blossom,” She’s a French nun and she was ordained as a novice at the age of 18. She’s doing […]

The ecology of listening | Paul Oomen | TEDxDanubia

The ecology of listening | Paul Oomen | TEDxDanubia

By Micah Moen 3 Comments September 8, 2019

Translator: Andi Vida Reviewer: Tímea Hegyessy For the next ten minutes, I will be speaking about listening. I am going to give you a demonstration of the world’s oldest technology. Many millions of years older than human existence. This is going to be something quite unusual, I would like to ask everyone to, please, close […]