TED Talks series, FILMED MAR 2007 • POSTED MAY 2007 • TED2007
"I don't think we're going to make it," John Doerr says in an emotional talk about climate change and investment. To create a world fit for his daughter to live in, he says, we need to invest now in clean, green energy.
To expand discussion about the future of global warming in combination with sustainable businesses and technologies.
ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS
Going green is the largest economic opportunity in the 21st Century." (John Doerr)
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TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE
To explore how technologies and businesses need to be incorporated into the change for a sustainable Earth.
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REFERENCES AND RESOURCES
John Doerr, Silicon Valley's legendary moneyman, is afraid of eco-apocalypse. After building his reputation (and a considerable fortune) investing in high-tech successes, he's turning his focus toward green technologies, and hoping it isn't too late. Full Bio>>