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Cutting to the heart of the public policy debate about climate change

Summary:  After a quarter-century of the climate wars, the chaff thrown up by political activists on both sides has largely obscured the key questions which we must answer in order to deal with this, perhaps the most important of the many shockwaves facing us. 1,623 more words

Science & Geopolitics

Lies, sex, an even freer Wikipedia and Sir Ken at a slaughterhouse: A recap of "The future is ours," All-Stars Session 5 at TED2014

By Kate Torgovnick, Morton Bast, Thu-Huong Ha

The future. When it comes down to it, it’s not about flying cars, flashy robots, jetpacks, or awesome sunglasses. 2,061 more words

TED2014