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Paul Gilding:
The Earth is full

TED2012 · 16:46 · Filmed Feb 2012
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Paul Gilding: The Earth is full
16:46 · Filmed February 2012 at TED2012 · Subtitles available in 29 languages

Have we used up all our resources? Have we filled up all the livable space on Earth? Paul Gilding suggests we have, and the possibility of devastating consequences, in a talk that's equal parts terrifying and, oddly, hopeful.

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Paul Gilding is an independent writer, activist and adviser on a sustainable economy. Click through to watch the onstage debate that followed this talk. Full bio
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