建築によって忘れてしまったものを、建築によって思い出す | Kentaro Yamazaki | TEDxHimi

Bringing back the memories that architecture has made us forget through architecture “I will create architecture that makes not only my clientele but also everyone who comes in touch with it happy,” says Kentaro Yamazaki. Things start to change when he undertakes a project in Okinawa in 2012. His works become deeper as he starts […]

At least 27 dead in wildfires as Portugal declares state of public emergency

At least 27 people died, and 51 left injured in devastating wildfires that have ravaged forests in Portugal since Sunday, reported the country’s civil protection agency on Monday. Portugal’s government has declared a state of public emergency in all regions north of the Tagus River, a territory about half the size of continental Portugal. Subscribe […]

Hong Kong raises No.8 signal for Typhoon Khanun

The Hong Kong Observatory raised the tropical cyclone signal No.8 at 8:40 a.m. on Sunday as Typhoon Khanun skirted south of the city. As of 11 a.m., a total of 183 flights were delayed and 46 canceled, according to local news reports. The No.8 signal is expected to stay in force for much of the […]

The idea for future smart cities: Interactive light walkway generates energy and data

Interactive light walkway that generates energy and data has become a popular exhibition in Berlin. Under the flooring are 100 electromagnetic generators that convert movement into energy. The energy is then used to light 176 colored panels in the walkway. The more energy people make when they walk, the more lights turn on. With the […]

World Insight: Alarm over pile up of worn electric vehicle batteries

The Chinese Ministry of Transport is expected to meet the 2020 goal of having 300,000 new electric vehicles by the end of this year, three years ahead of schedule. That may make the challenge of battery recycling even more daunting. A recent report said power battery waste in China could jump in the coming years, […]

Lessons from the World Avoided | Sean Davis | TEDxBoulder

30 years after signing of The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, the “World’s most successful environmental treaty”, the ozone layer is beginning to heal. Climate scientist Sean Davis reflects on this environmental success story and the world we’ve avoided by our efforts to save the ozone layer, and offers lessons we […]

Transition énergétique : procrastinateur ou prosommateur ? | Paul-Alain Clivaz | TEDxMartigny

Et si en matière d’énergie, nous avions tous une deuxième chance ? Actif dans les énergies renouvelables depuis 2010, Paul-Alain Clivaz est confronté chaque jour au défi de faire changer les mentalités en matière énergétique. Un défi qu’il nous invite à relever ensemble avant qu’il ne soit trop tard… encore faut-il être prêts à sortir […]

Straw No More | Molly Steer | TEDxJCUCairns

Nine year-old Molly saw the damage that disposable plastics do to the ocean, and knew she had to do something. With all the innocence of youth, she set about convincing schools to remove single use plastic straws from their tuckshops. Molly Steer is 9 years old and is in grade 4 at school in Cairns. […]

Cleaners live on the edge at China’s Huangshan Mountain

In east China’s Huangshan scenic spot, some cleaners are equipped with climbing ropes to meet the special need of emptying garbage over the edge. During the National Day holiday, a cleaner can collect more than 500 kilograms of rubbish per day – all litter from tourists. They work more than 10 hours a day to […]

What choices does humanity have before Earth`s death? | Karwan Tahir | TEDxDuhok

Karwan Tahir discusses a crucial topic for ensuring the survival of the Human race in the ever changing climate. Karwan Tahir Mohammed was born on the 21st of March 1996 in Duhok, Kurdistan Region Iraq. Karwan has loved Astronomy ever since he was a child. Learning more about the Earth has been a main concern […]


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