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How empowering women and girls can help stop global warming | Katharine Wilkinson

If we really want to address climate change, we need to make gender equity a reality, says writer and environmentalist Katharine Wilkinson. As part...

Embrace your raw, strange magic | Casey Gerald

The way we're taught to live has got to change, says author Casey Gerald. Too often, we hide parts of ourselves in order to fit in, win praise, be...

The disarming case to act right now on climate change | Greta Thunberg

In this passionate call to action, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg explains why, in August 2018, she walked out of school and organized...

Can we solve global warming? Lessons from how we protected the ozone layer | Sean Davis

The Montreal Protocol proved that the world could come together and take action on climate change. Thirty years after the world's most successful...

What's needed to bring the US voting system into the 21st century | Tiana Epps-Johnson

The American election system is complicated, to say the least -- but voting is one of the most tangible ways that each of us can shape our...

The biology of gender, from DNA to the brain | Karissa Sanbonmatsu

How exactly does gender work? It's not just about our chromosomes, says biologist Karissa Sanbonmatsu. In a visionary talk, she shares new...

How to transform sinking cities into landscapes that fight floods | Kotchakorn Voraakhom

From London to Tokyo, climate change is causing cities to sink -- and our modern concrete infrastructure is making us even more vulnerable to...

How to make applying for jobs less painful | The Way We Work, a TED series

Finding a job used to start with submitting your résumé to a million listings and never hearing back from most of them. But more and more companies...

8 lessons on building a company people enjoy working for | The Way We Work, a TED series

Most companies operate on a set of policies: mandated vacation days, travel guidelines, standard work hours, annual goals. But what happens when a...

This is the side hustle revolution | The Way We Work, a TED series

Past generations found a company to work for and then stayed there for decades. But today, we rarely stay in the same job (let alone on the same...

This is what makes employees happy at work | The Way We Work, a TED series

There are three billion working people on this planet, and only 40 percent of them report being happy at work. Michael C. Bush shares his insights...

3 psychological tricks to help you save money | The Way We Work, a TED series

We all want to save more money -- but overall, people today are doing less and less of it. Behavioral scientist Wendy De La Rosa studies how...

Why working from home is good for business | The Way We Work, a TED series

As the popularity of remote working continues to spread, workers today can collaborate across cities, countries and even multiple time zones. How...

Why you should bring your whole self to work | The Way We Work, a TED series

Dan Clay was worried about being dismissed as "too gay" at work, so he dialed down his personality. But then his alter ego, Carrie Dragshaw, went...