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TED Talks Daily

TED Talks Daily


Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.

2582 - A playbook on financing climate solutions | Nili Gilbert and David Blood
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  • 2582 - A playbook on financing climate solutions | Nili Gilbert and David Blood

    Tackling climate change costs a lot of money — and the financial sector is key to getting that money flowing. In a wide-ranging conversation, sustainable investment leaders Nili Gilbert and David Blood discuss where progress is being made on climate solutions, where capital still needs to move faster and why this is an unprecedented opportunity for sustainable growth.

    Sat, 02 Dec 2023 - 13min
  • 2581 - The science behind how sickness shapes your mood | Keely Muscatell

    Your immune system is more socially aware than you think, says social neuroscientist and psychology professor Keely Muscatell. Investigating the interconnectedness of your mood and your inflammatory system, she offers an evolutionary reason as to why being sick may make you feel depressed — and vice versa.

    Fri, 01 Dec 2023 - 13min
  • 2580 - How to harness abundant, clean energy for 10 billion people | Julio Friedmann

    We can produce abundant, sustainable and cheap energy — for everyone, says physicist Julio Friedmann. He explores the infrastructure, innovation and investment needed to supply energy to 10 billion people, offering case studies from Chile's refurbished supply chain, built in partnership with Japan, to Namibia's budding clean hydrogen production, inviting us to envision a greener, more equitably powered world.

    Thu, 30 Nov 2023 - 12min
  • 2579 - Can we hack photosynthesis to feed the world? | Steve Long

    Photosynthesis is one of the most important processes on the planet, helping produce the food we eat and the air we breathe. Crop scientist Steve Long thinks it could be more efficient — and he's intent on giving it a boost. He shows how hacking photosynthesis could help feed the world all while reducing climate change.

    Wed, 29 Nov 2023 - 11min
  • 2578 - Life on the frontlines of war reporting | Jane Ferguson

    Covering global war stories can be hard and thankless — but it's critical work if the rest of us are to understand what's really going on in the world. For nearly two decades, journalist Jane Ferguson has reported on hostilities across Africa and the Middle East, and she's witnessed firsthand the changing face of her profession. Via stories of her own experiences at the heart of complex conflicts, she shares fascinating details of how she and other female colleagues have changed the way that news is captured, shared — and understood.

    Tue, 28 Nov 2023 - 14min
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