TED Countdown Summit 2023 kicked off in Detroit, Michigan, with a wide-ranging, solution-filled session of TED Talks and performances meant to inspire action on the world’s toughest challenge: climate change. Over the course of four days, the Summit seeks to change the conversation on climate change and tell a new, true story about how a […]Continue reading
Why you should listenDr. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe is director of the US Department of Energy’s Office of Science, on leave from her position as a soil biogeochemistry professor at the University of California, Merced. As director, she has helped launch the department’s Earthshot initiative, among other programs, in a bid to accelerate critical innovations for sustainable living and environmental justice.
An award-winning researcher in the fields of soil science, global change science and political ecology, Berhe has previously chaired the US National Committee on Soil Science and the US delegation to the International Union of Soil Sciences' General Assembly at the World Congress of Soil Sciences. She was also a founding researcher of the ADVANCEGeo Partnership, a program to empower scientists to improve research environments by reducing exclusionary behaviors.
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Day 4 of TED2019 played on some of the more powerful forces in the world: mystery, play, connection, wonder and awe.Continue reading
To kick off day 4 of TED2019, we give you (many more) reasons to get a good night’s sleep, plunge into the massive microbiome in the Earth’s crust — and much, more more. The event: Talks from TED2019, Session 8: Mystery, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and TED’s science curator David Biello When […]Continue reading