Biomimicry: solutions for climate change

Some people want to geo-engineer the planet to prevent the worst catastrophes coming our way if we are unable to reduce our CO2 emissions fast enough. Proposals include dumping vast amounts of iron or lime in the ocean to stimulate phytoplankton growth, building giant...
Environmental “impatients”

Environmental “impatients”

Natalie Jeremijenko is an artist, engineer and associate Professor at New York University in the Visual Art Department. In 2009, Natalie gave a TED presentation on her work at an environmental health clinic she set up to treat “impatients” (rather than...