Sustainability

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of sustainability.

Video playlists about Sustainability

The end of oil?

13 talks • 3h 23m
It's the question of our generation: Can we find a sustainable alternative to oil? Scientists, inventors and activists present stern warnings and visionary solutions for the energy of tomorrow.

Sustainability by design

12 talks • 2h 9m
Humans are builders and creators—but how can we build thoughtfully, without waste? These talks explore sustainable design—both past and present—and its beautiful, inspiring results.

Earth, appreciated

12 talks • 3h 11m
Our planet is a wonder, a perfectly improbable incubator for life. It’s also in danger because of our indifference. Reflections on both those truths.

Apocalypse survival guide

10 talks • 2h 38m
It's not the end of the world, but as we know, it never hurts to be prepared.
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Exclusive articles about Sustainability

The toxic footprint of our hospitals

In the daily rush to save lives, hospitals produce a surprising amount of toxic waste. One environmental advocate’s quest to detox the healthcare sector. When Gary Cohen runs do...
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