Posts Tagged ‘Future’

TED: Jeremy Jackson: How we wrecked the ocean

Disturbing images and information about the state of the oceans and predictions for the future. I hope my daughter can see the ocean as beautiful as I’ve seen it in my life.

In this bracing talk, coral reef ecologist Jeremy Jackson lays out the shocking state of the ocean today: overfished, overheated, polluted, with indicators that things will get much worse. Astonishing photos and stats make the case.

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TED: Geoff Mulgan: Post-crash, investing in a better world

This is a TED talk certainly worth the viewing. I think Geoff Mulgan is spot on with regard to what we can accomplish and what we can expect to see of the changing economy in the next 10-20 years.

As we reboot the world’s economy, Geoff Mulgan poses a question: Instead of sending bailout money to doomed old industries, why not use stimulus funds to bootstrap some new, socially responsible companies — and make the world a little bit better?

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Ian Goldin: Navigating our global future

Just a few thoughts on the future from TED:

As globalization and technological advances bring us hurtling towards a new integrated future, Ian Goldin warns that not all people may benefit equally. But, he says, if we can recognize this danger, we might yet realize the possibility of improved life for everyone.

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