Countdown, TED’s climate action initiative founded in partnership with Future Stewards, launched three years ago with a focus on accelerating solutions to climate change. The goal: to highlight possible pathways forward and weave a story of how we can help build a safer, cleaner, fairer and net-zero future for all. After creating more than 100 […]Continue reading
Why you should listen
Olivia Lazard focuses her efforts on systemic changes that help to rebuild ecological integrity -- the foundation for any type of security -- and to de-escalate the geopolitical tensions slowing down a collective energy transition. Her research and practice focuses on: supporting the European Union in adopting a new framework for ecological diplomacy in climate-disrupted futures; supporting the creation of a global public good regime to manage critical minerals collectively; and integrating ecological literacy and environmental regeneration in conflict resolution institutions and international security initiatives.