Going back to the office? 6 tips to help you adjust

Our working situations have changed dramatically since early 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic caused many people to lose their jobs, and companies around the world made the move to remote work. For example, by June 2020, 42 percent of the US labor [...]

The science everyone needs to know about climate change, in 6 charts

November’s UN climate conference, COP26, turned a spotlight on the climate crisis. But in order to better understand the policies and impacts of global warming, it’s useful to understand the science behind it. I’m an atmospheric scientist who has worked on global [...]

16 planet-friendly gift ideas, recommended by TED speakers

Sustainable gift-giving is on the rise. From digital subscriptions to gifting experiences rather than stuff, buying secondhand, and more, changing how you gift can reduce waste and help the planet. In 2021, the world saw the biggest increase in ship emissions in [...]

How to have better, deeper conversations

It’s happened to all of us. You’re sitting down for dinner with an old friend to catch up. You’re in the middle of sharing an anecdote when their phone dings. Their eyes shift to the screen, and they slide their device [...]

10 Years of TED-Ed: The most popular videos from our first decade

This year, TED-Ed is celebrating a big milestone: our tenth birthday! When we published our first batch of videos on March 12, 2012, we didn’t know what TED-Ed’s future might hold. Now, we’re looking back on a decade of curiosity, [...]

Student Talks leader shares her experience hosting a youth-centered climate event

In the fall of 2021, TED invited leaders and educators from around the world to participate in COUNTDOWN, a global initiative to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. JeJuan Stewart, a leader in the TED-Ed Student Talks program [...]