TEDxSFU Duane Elvarum
Duane Elvarum

Professor Duane Elvarum of Emily Carr University speaks about a new initiative to help students, universities and government institutions in Vancouver work together to make it one of the greenest cities in the world.

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Duane Elvarum: TEDxSFU Duane Elvarum

December 21, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Professor Duane Elvarum of Emily Carr University speaks about a new initiative to help students, universities and government institutions in Vancouver work together to make it one of the greenest cities in the world.

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Yann Arthus-Bertrand: Capturing a Fragile Earth in Wide-Angle

February 1, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

In this talk, Yann Arthus-Bertrand talks and shows us, through images, about the state of our home. He has been doing various projects to promote awareness and action for the Earth's current situation. He also stresses that though we are part of the problem, we are also the solution.

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Jane Poynter: Life in Biosphere 2

March 1, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

In this fascinating talk, Biospherian Jane Poynter tells us about Life in Biosphere 2. She gives a background of it's history, how it was made. She also defines what a biosphere is and the questions it would be able to answer. She describes one of the major problems they had in Biosphere 2 as wel...

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Johan Rockstrom: Let the Environment Guide Our Development

July 1, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

Johan Rockstrom shows the planet's boundaries and the areas where we need to start protecting and preserving in order to facilitate sustainable development.

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Jason Clay: How Big Brands Can Help Save Biodiversity

July 1, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

Jason Clay shows how the biggest companies and commodities in the world market could be used to leverage environmental awareness and responsibility.

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Andy Hobsbawm: Do the green thing

February 1, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

In this talk, Andy Hobsbawm shows us a very creative Ad campaign from his website Green Thing. It challenges us to use our own great creativity to confront the global issue of climate change.

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Alex Steffen: Alex Steffen Sees a Sustainable Future

July 1, 2005 (about 12 years ago)

Alex Steffen shows how the future can be built with sustainable developments that we can start now.

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Arthur Potts Dawson: A Vision for Sustainable Restaurants

July 1, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

In this talk, Green Chef Arthur Potts-Dawson tells us about his vision for sustainable restaurants. He shows us first how wasteful restaurants are and he shows us all the different types of waste. He then lets us see how a sustainable restaurant works with his 4 R's - reduce, reuse, refuse, and r...

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Douglas Adams: Parrots, the universe and everything

May 1, 2001 (about 16 years ago)

In this comedic speech, Douglas Adams first tells us about some endangered creatures and the reasons behind why they are endangered. He also illustrates to what point man has affected and controlled his environment. He also expresses the sentiment that we should be thinking about the consequences...

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Graham Hill: Why I'm a Weekday Vegetarian

February 1, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

In this talk, Graham Hill suggests an alternative to being a vegetarian. He not only talks about the advantages and benefits of this new diet to you but how it's better for the whole environment.

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