Countdown is TED’s global initiative to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. The goal: to build a better future by cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, in the race to a zero-carbon world. Learn more about how you can take action on climate change at countdown.ted.com.


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9 youth climate activists from around the world share their book and podcast picks

Deepen your understanding of the climate crisis with these book and podcast recommendations from young people who are working to inspire action before it's too late.
Posted Apr 2022

Tackling climate change means facing your grief while also holding onto your optimism

We shouldn't ignore the grief that stems from the loss of biodiversity and the impoverished lives of many people. But then we need to look to the future and set our sights on what we can still create, say coauthors Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac.
Posted Apr 2021

Your fashion choices may be hurting the planet — here are 6 ways to reduce your impact

Through our everyday buying decisions, we consumers can collectively create the demand for sustainable products and send a powerful message to big corporations that they need to clean up their act. If you want to make better clothing choices, here's how you can start.
Posted Apr 2021
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