5 Inspiring TED Talks about Green Living and Urban Sustainability
Alex Steffen: The shareable future of cities
What if cities are designed to help people reduce their personal carbon footprint? In this talk, Alex Steffen presents the idea of green projects that are focused on creating sustainable neighborhoods.
Kamal Meattle: How to grow fresh air
Air pollution is a common problem in many cities around the world. But what if there is a way to keep the air you breathe fairly cleaner than it used to be? Kamal Meattle shares how strategic placements of certain houseplants may just be one of the simple ways to enjoy cleaner indoor air.
Michael Pawlyn: Using nature’s genius in architecture
Can architects learn from nature in creating sustainable architecture? Apparently, they can. According to Michael Pawlyn, architects can take a leaf off nature’s playbook like designing structures that draw energy from the sun among others.
Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscape
In this talk, Pam Warhurst shares how we can transform unused lands into thriving communal gardens teeming with edible plants.
Tshering Tobgay: This country isn’t just carbon neutral — it’s carbon negative
This inspiring talk will make you want to travel to Bhutan. In this video, the country’s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay shares their commitment to stay carbon neutral and preserve their environment.