How young people are fighting back against youthwashing

Young people aren’t just a piece of the puzzle when it comes to climate action, they should be picking the puzzle, says Shiv Soin, Executive Director of Treeage and the Youth Lead at TED Countdown. On this week’s Climate Curious tune in with Maryam Pasha and Ben Hurst live from TED Countdown to discover how youth-led climate action truly is the future (yes, it’s cliché, but it’s true!), how making our cities liveable and healthy inspires him, and how he’s connecting youth organisers all over the world to strengthen the movement.

How women can save (for) the planet

Money makes the world go round. But when it comes to women, we’re not engaging with one of the most powerful climate actions out there: our finances. A story of gender equity and climate justice in action, this week’s Climate Curious by TEDxLondon shares how Anneka Deva is growing Money Movers, a movement of 1000s of women coming together around dinner tables and Zoom rooms to help each other move their money for the planet. Tune in with co-hosts Maryam Pasha and Ben Hurst to learn how Anneka hopes to collaborate with women to shift £1billion to green investments by 2030 and show that women can be a powerful force for climate action.

How a database is speeding up fossil fuel’s extinction

A ‘list to rule all lists’ is helping citizens and organisations hold polluters, governments and greenwashers accountable, says Carbon Tracker’s executive director Rob Schuwerk on TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious. Data, transparency, accountability – we’ve all heard the buzzwords – but this initiative actually gives us some serious teeth to cut through endless pledges, dreamy statements and downright greenwashing. Tune in with co-hosts Maryam Pasha and Ben Hurst to learn why polluters like to keep people in the dark, how open-sourced data can help us hold harmful players to account, and why the end is in sight for fossil fuels. Bye bye big oil!

Climate Quickie: Why climate change is a wicked problem

Ever feel totally overwhelmed by the climate crisis, and like it’s too complicated an issue to solve? That’s because it’s a wicked problem: an interdependent problem that can feel impossible to solve. TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious podcast catches up with neuroscientist specialising in polarisation, Dr. Kris De Meyer, about what a wicked problem is, and how it can make you feel like you can’t drive change, all in under 5-minutes!