Sustainability

It's the question of our generation: Can we find sustainable solutions for energy, water, food, stuff? In these TED talks, scientists and inventors offer visionary solutions for a greener future.

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Wonder about the impact of your daily cup of coffee on the planet? Here’s the bitter truth

Every day, more than two billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide -- wow! Unsurprisingly, that staggering consumption comes with significant environmental and human costs. Learn what they are and four ways to drink more sustainably.
Posted Jul 2022

Want to make your wardrobe more sustainable? Cut your new clothing purchases by 75%

In the past 15 years, clothing production has doubled, draining our natural resources and using up Earth's limited carbon budget. Here, sustainability researchers share four things that we can do to tackle the fast fashion problem.
Posted Apr 2022

Leather is bad for animals and the planet — but what if we made it in a lab?

Leather is part of many of our wardrobes, but producing it creates carbon pollution and drives deforestation. Thanks to science, sustainable lab-grown leather could soon be a reality. Entrepreneur Andras Forgacs explains how it works.
Posted Apr 2022
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