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Paul MacCready:
Nature vs. humans

TED1998 · 22:48 · Filmed Feb 1998
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Paul MacCready: Nature vs. humans
22:48 · Filmed February 1998 at TED1998 · Subtitles available in 18 languages

In 1998, aircraft designer Paul MacCready looks at a planet on which humans have utterly dominated nature, and talks about what we all can do to preserve nature's balance. His contribution: solar planes, superefficient gliders and the electric car.

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Paul MacCready, an aircraft designer and environmentalist, is a pioneer of human-powered flight, alternative energy for transportation, and environmentally responsible design. Full bio
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