Tag Archives: change

Debate: Does the world need nuclear energy? – Stewart Brand

Nuclear power: the energy crisis has even die-hard environmentalists reconsidering it. In this first-ever debate, Stewart Brand and Mark Z. Jacobson square off over the pros and cons. A discussion… Read more »

Kavita Ramdas: Radical women, embracing tradition – Kavita Ramdas

Investing in women can unlock infinite potential around the globe. But how can women walk the line between Western-style empowerment and traditional culture? Kavita Ramdas of the Global Fund for… Read more »

Omar Ahmad: Political change with pen and paper – Omar Ahmad

Politicians are strange creatures, says politician Omar Ahmad. And the best way to engage them on your pet issue is a monthly handwritten letter. Ahmad shows why old-fashioned correspondence is… Read more »

Aimee Mullins: The opportunity of adversity – Aimee Mullins

The thesaurus might equate "disabled" with synonyms like "useless" and "mutilated," but ground-breaking runner Aimee Mullins is out to redefine the word. Defying these associations, she shows how adversity —… Read more »

Eve Ensler: Embrace your inner girl – Eve Ensler

In this passionate talk, Eve Ensler declares that there is a girl cell in us all — a cell that we have all been taught to suppress. She tells heartfelt… Read more »

Kiran Bir Sethi teaches kids to take charge – Kiran Sethi

Kiran Bir Sethi shows how her groundbreaking Riverside School in India teaches kids life's most valuable lesson: "I can." Watch her students take local issues into their own hands, lead… Read more »

Steven Cowley: Fusion is energy's future – Steven Cowley

Physicist Steven Cowley is certain that nuclear fusion is the only truly sustainable solution to the fuel crisis. He explains why fusion will work — and details the projects that… Read more »

Shaffi Mather: A new way to fight corruption – Shaffi Mather

Shaffi Mather explains why he left his first career to become a social entrepreneur, providing life-saving transportation with his company 1298 for Ambulance. Now, he has a new idea and… Read more »

Mallika Sarabhai: Dance to change the world – Mallika Sarabhai

At India, Mallika Sarabhai, a dancer/actor/politician, tells a transformative story in dance — and argues that the arts may be the most powerful way to effect change, whether political, social… Read more »

Rachel Pike: The science behind a climate headline – Rachel Pike

In 4 minutes, atmospheric chemist Rachel Pike provides a glimpse of the massive scientific effort behind the bold headlines on climate change, with her team — one of thousands who… Read more »