#TEDThursday: Can we control climate change by reversing desertification?

March 7, 2013

I’ve talked about TED talks before here: My Favourite Four TED Talks Of 2011

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It’s a pretty simple philosophy. It started in 1984 as a conference for Technology, Entertainment and Design but has now spread into all walks of life from science, arts, politics, global issues, architecture, music and more. The speakers vary from presidents to professors, from entrepreneurs to entertainers.

I warn you. Do not start browsing the videos on this website.

You’ll soon realise that everything you thought you knew is changing and that there are incredible people out there doing amazing things right now! I’ve lost days to this website and come out tired, broken but massively inspired and informed. I’m going to share some of my favourites with you each TED Thursday.

Climate change is a huge issue. Desertification and land degradation is a huge issue. Can we fix them both?

Can periodic intensive grazing cause land to regenerate, capture carbon and reverse climate change? I would have said no too before I watched this:

I’d love to hear what you think about this in either the comments section or on twitter here: DanielMartinAdv

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