Last week I shared a TED Countdown talk where Pope Francis spoke of our moral imperative to act on climate change. Also reciting her poem, Earthrise, at TED Countdown, was poet Amanda Gorman. (You may recall that Amanda recited her poem, The Hill We Climb, at Joe Biden’s inauguration.) These two TED talks, one byContinue reading “Earthrise”

Our Moral Imperative

Pope Francis begins his TED Coundown talk with: The world is shaken by the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which highlights another global challenge: the socio-environmental crisis. And this requires us, all of us, to face a choice. The choice between what matters, and what doesn’t. Let me repeat that: the choice between whatContinue reading “Our Moral Imperative”

Countdown on Climate Change

TED is a conference that features short but powerful talks from scientists, entertainers, teachers, and other thought leaders. Those giving TED talks have included luminaries such as Bill and Melinda Gates, Madeleine Albright, Bono, and many notable speakers.  Countdown is a new global initiative from TED to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. The CountdownContinue reading “Countdown on Climate Change”