According to the IPCC UN report, the coming decade will be critical for climate action if the world is to have a chance of averting a global crisis. But there has yet to be a unified, overwhelming sense of urgency to come up with viable solutions from key influencers.
Now, renowned media organization TED has announced a new global collaboration to spur climate action, under the name of Countdown. Named for the necessary reduction to zero net greenhouse gas emissions, the goal of Countdown is to amplify solutions to the climate crisis. The Countdown summit will take place next year from October 6-9 in Bergen, Norway.
Following the summit in Norway, Countdown will give everyone a chance to learn more about the solutions presented through thousands of local events coordinated by the TEDx community and various partners around the globe on October 10th.
For those interested in learning more about global climate issues, Countdown has provided a starter kit available to everyone. More information about global collaboration and how to get involved can be found on Countdown.