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What is the tragedy of the commons? – Nicholas Amendolare
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What is the tragedy of the commons? – Nicholas Amendolare

Imagine as a thought experiment that you live in a small village and depend on the local fish pond for food. You share the pond with three other villagers. The pond starts off with a dozen fish, and the fish

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The Dynamics of Climate Change—from the Political to the Personal
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The Dynamics of Climate Change—from the Political to the Personal

– [Janine] It is now my pleasure to turn the webcast over to Dr. Peter Hirst, Associate Dean, MIT Sloan Executive Education. Dr. Hirst, the floor is yours. – [Peter] Thank you very much, Janine. Hello everybody, welcome to the

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Redefining nanotechnology | Ted Sargent | TEDxToronto
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Redefining nanotechnology | Ted Sargent | TEDxToronto

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo It’s sunny somehwere in the world just not in Toronto today. But the average person watching this online is sitting somewhere where the sun is beaming down on them. It’s an incredibly abundant

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How clean meat will change the food industry – Docu
How the oceans can clean themselves: Boyan Slat at TEDxDelft
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How the oceans can clean themselves: Boyan Slat at TEDxDelft

Translator: Ondrej Moravcik Reviewer: Tatjana Jevdjic Once there was a Stone Age, a Bronze Age and now we are in the middle of the Plastic Age. Because every year we produce about 300,000,000 tons of plastic and fraction of that

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Why we can’t shop our way to a better economy | Stacy Mitchell | TEDxDirigo
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Why we can’t shop our way to a better economy | Stacy Mitchell | TEDxDirigo

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo I want to begin today by telling you something about the Boston Tea Party that you might not know. At its core it was an act of corporate sabotage. Those ships were owned

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Real Value | Economics Documentary with Dan Ariely  | Sustainability | Social Entrepreneurship
Life is easy. Why do we make it so hard? | Jon Jandai | TEDxDoiSuthep
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Life is easy. Why do we make it so hard? | Jon Jandai | TEDxDoiSuthep

Translator: Jelena Vukovic Reviewer: Ivana Korom There is one phrase that I have always wanted to say to everyone in my life. That phrase is “Life is easy.” It’s so easy and fun. I never thought like that before. When

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Jordan’s improved financial inclusion still leaves huge room for growth | World Finance
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Jordan’s improved financial inclusion still leaves huge room for growth | World Finance

World Finance: The last few years has seen tremendous improvement in Jordan’s financial inclusion rate. In 2014, barely a quarter of adults held a bank account. Numbers from 2017 show that’s jumped to 42 percent. But there’s still huge potential

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ZEITGEIST: MOVING FORWARD | OFFICIAL RELEASE | 2011