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How smartphones can reduce our carbon footprint | Todd Myers | TEDxSanJuanIsland



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Why the solutions to our biggest environmental problems, from wildlife habitat to carbon emissions, have moved from Washington D.C. to the palm of your hand. With more than two decades in public policy, government environmental agencies, and the private sector, Todd Myers serves as Environmental Director at the Washington Policy Center in Seattle where he develops market-based environmental solutions. His work has been featured in dozens of media outlets around the world, including the Wall Street Journal, and the BBC. Previously, Mr. Myers served on the executive team at the Washington state Department of Natural Resources from 2001-4, working on issues ranging from spotted owl habitat, salmon protection and protection of old-growth forests. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

How big are your carbon footprints? | Julius Jenkins | [email protected]



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STOMP if you have a cell phone!!  Julius Jenkins received the action of the entire audience by demonstrating that everyone can reduce the size of their carbon footprint if they talk less on their cell phone.

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The carbon footprint of consumption | Diana Ivanova | TEDxTrondheim



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Did you remember to turn off the lights before leaving home? Did you cut your shower short this morning? While these issues are important in decreasing your carbon footprint, Diana Ivanova argues that how you spend money is significantly more impactful.

Diana Ivanova is currently a PhD candidate in the Industrial Ecology Programme at NTNU. She works with an EU project, GLAMURS, which aims to promote a global transition towards sustainable lifestyles and a green economy. Diana’s research focuses on environmental consequences of household consumption and lifestyles. She uses statistical, econometrical and other techniques to analyze the impacts of products and services consumed by households. Diana comes from an academic background based in environmental economics and sustainability and has earned degrees both from Denmark and Sweden.

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Three Steps to Cut Your Carbon Footprint 60% Today | Jackson Carpenter | TEDxAsheville



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Not all carbon is created equal. Writer Jackson Carpenter argues that the power to stop climate change rests on recognizing different kinds of carbon – a shift in perspective that allows us to change the world without changing our lifestyles. Jackson Carpenter has ten years’ experience working on solutions to climate change and the development of alternative fuels. He is a climate writer and member of the Collider in Asheville, NC, collaborating with scientists and businesses to address climate change. He is a coauthor of the Collider’s Business of Climate Report, and his upcoming book Carbon retells the story of climate change from a unique perspective that illuminates the commonsense solutions at our fingertips. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at