Changing the narrative
TED Countdown believes in the power of stories to educate and inspire. We’re committed to science-backed storytelling that generates a deeper, more nuanced understanding of the climate crisis and encourages meaningful action.
230+ climate solutions-focused Talks, driving awareness and funding towards under-invested solutions
270+ million video views across TED platforms, making essential ideas more visible and advancing our collective understanding of complex climate issues
1,000+ TEDx Countdown events in 99 countries, amplifying Countdown content and sharing local stories of climate action
Accelerating action on climate solutions
TED Countdown is dedicated to curating an intelligent, high-impact set of solutions that will put us on a realistic pathway to net-zero – and catapulting them forward.
We not only work with some of the world’s greatest dreamers, thinkers and doers to bring their big ideas to a world stage, but we also work with them behind the scenes to advance specific projects that can move the needle on climate change.