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Climate change is our reality. Here's how we're taking action | Climate Reality Project

Take action on climate change at http://countdown.ted.com. With the Climate Reality Project, Al Gore is helping mold future leaders to build the movement for climate survival and social justice from the ground up. He introduces us to four of the Project's graduates, each of whom confronts climate change on their own terms: Ximena Loría, founder of...

A concrete idea to reduce CO2 emissions | Karen Scrivener

Take action on climate change at http://countdown.ted.com. Concrete is the second most-used substance on Earth (behind water), and it's responsible for eight percent of the world's carbon footprint. Cement researcher Karen Scrivener shares the research behind a pioneering new kind of cement known as LC3, which could slash carbon emissions from this...

10 steps to boost your financial health -- that you can do in a day | Your Money and Your Mind

You take vacation days, sick days and mental health days; now it's time to add a financial health day to that list! What to do on it? Behavioral psychologist Wendy De La Rosa shares 10 simple steps you can take to spend less, save more -- and stress less. Managing your money can feel scary and complicated, but it doesn't have to be. In this TED series,...

Why talking to your friends can help you save money | Your Money and Your Mind

What convinced British citizens to send in their taxes on time — and resulted in San Diego residents reducing their energy consumption? Learning that their neighbors were doing it. Behavioral psychologist Wendy De La Rosa shares the surprising power of our peers and how we can use it to improve our financial habits. Managing your money can feel scary...

3 sneaky tactics that websites use to make you spend | Your Money and Your Mind

Online retailers resort to all kinds of strategies to separate you from your hard-earned money. Behavioral scientist Wendy De La Rosa names three tactics to look out for -- and shares how you can keep yourself from falling for them. Managing your money can feel scary and complicated, but it doesn't have to be. In this TED series, behavioral scientist...

A simple 2-step plan for saving more money | Your Money and Your Mind

Saving money is like working out or eating right -- it's easier said than done. Behavioral scientist Wendy De La Rosa streamlines the process with two quick tips that can help you achieve your goals. Managing your money can feel scary and complicated, but it doesn't have to be. In this TED series, behavioral scientist Wendy De La Rosa explains why...

How vulnerability makes you a better leader | Tracy Young

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. As the founder of a startup, Tracy Young often worried that employees and investors valued male CEOs more -- and that being a woman compromised her position as a leader. In this brave, personal talk, she gives an honest...

Technology can't fix inequality -- but training and opportunities could | 'Gbenga Sesan

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Centuries of inequality can't be solved with access to technology alone -- we need to connect people with training and support too, says tech inclusionist 'Gbenga Sesan. Sharing the work behind the Paradigm Initiative,...

My journey mapping the uncharted world | Tawanda Kanhema

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Significant pieces of the globe are literally not on the map: they're missing from the most widely used mapping platforms, like Google Street View, leaving communities neglected of vital services and humanitarian aid....

3 ways to upgrade democracy for the 21st century | Max Rashbrooke

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Democracy needs an update -- one that respects and engages citizens by involving them in everyday political decisions, says writer and researcher Max Rashbrooke. He outlines three global success stories that could help...

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