From: TED Talks Daily - Monday Dec 13, 2021 01:01 pm
Invest in local communities for successful climate action
Technology is only half of the solution

Today's TED Talk

Community investment is the missing piece of climate action

11:37 minutes · Countdown Summit

There's been explosive investment in new technologies aimed at decarbonizing the planet. But climate investor Dawn Lippert says something key is missing from this strategy: investment in the local people these solutions would affect most. She shares how she's bridging the gap between investment in new tech and local communities -- by getting closer to the places where ideas are being put into action.

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