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  1. Al Gore: The new urgency of climate change | TED Talk

    The coronavirus brought much of the world to a standstill, dropping carbon emissions by five percent. Al Gore says keeping those rates down is now up to us. In this illuminating interview, he discusses how the steadily declining cost of wind and solar energy will transform manufacturing, transportation and agriculture, offer a cheaper alternative to fossil fuels and nuclear energy and create millions of new jobs. Stay tuned for a lively debate about geoengineering and hear Gore's thoughts about how humanity can create a clean, prosperous future through a focused global effort and a generation of young people committed to change. (This virtual conversation, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson, was recorded June 23, 2020.)

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  2. Presidential Candidates Wouldn’t Touch This Radical Idea to Transform Agriculture—Until Now – Mother Jones

    How 6 Democratic candidates would transform your dinner, and the economy, through their food policies.

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  3. Franklin Leonard: How I accidentally changed the way movies get made | TED Talk

    How does Hollywood choose what stories get told on-screen? Too often, it's groupthink informed by a narrow set of ideas about what sells at the box office. As a producer, Franklin Leonard saw too many great screenplays never get made because they didn't fit the mold. So he started the Black List, an anonymous email that shared his favorite screenplays and asked: Why aren't we making these movies? Learn the origin story of some of your favorite films with this fascinating insider view of the movie business.

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  4. Pamela Meyer: How to spot a liar | TED Talk

    On any given day we're lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lies can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting, shows the manners and "hotspots" used by those trained to recognize deception — and she argues honesty is a value worth preserving.

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  5. Designing podcasts, sneakers and rom coms - Stop Everything! - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    99% Invisible's Avery Trufelman lets us in on some of the design podcast's secrets, multi-hyphenate New York street culture vulture Bobbito Garcia on his autobiographical documentary and Golden Gibbo-nominated comedian Margot Tanjutco dishes on romcoms and performs a song for us.

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