How can you protect crops against global warming? One answer: find the secrets of plants that already thrive in the most punishing climates, says microbiologist Rusty Rodriguez.

How two Australian sisters channeled their love of STEM and coral reefs into the most glorious participatory art project.

Cities are the the 21st century’s dominant form of civilization — and they’re where humanity’s struggle for survival will take place. Robert Muggah and Ben Barber spell out the possibilities.

In 2005, Bjorn Lomborg, challenged the TED audience to think about “the biggest problems in the world” — and to forget about global warming. As he explains in this interview, he still thinks he’s right.