TED Talks series, FILMED JUN 2009 • POSTED JUL 2009 • TED@State
The man who helped usher in the environmental movement in the 1960s and '70s, Stewart Brand, has been rethinking his positions on cities, nuclear power, genetic modification and geo-engineering. This talk at the US State Department is a foretaste of his major new book, sure to provoke widespread debate.
Brand opens up discussion about cities, nuclear power, genetic modification, and geo-engineering.
ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS
Listen >> TED Talks: Stewart Brand: 4 Environmental 'Heresies'
TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE
This material can be used to expand thinking on cities, nuclear power, genetic modification, and geo-engineering.
Assessment is at the discretion of the educator and how this material is applied.