This website is no longer actively maintained
Some material and features may be unavailable

TEDx tackles the oil spill

TEDxOilSpill
More than two months have passed since the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon sent crude oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico. Slowly but surely, other stories have begun creeping into the news headlines, but oil is still flowing at a rate of 1,470,000 gallons a day, according to Department of Energy estimates.

On June 28, great minds will be brought together to address the crisis at the TEDx Oil Spill conference. Speakers include Sylvia Earle, Philippe Cousteau and Carl Safina.

Watch a live webcast here. The stream begins at 9 a.m. EST on June 28th.

Watch live streaming video from tedxoilspill at livestream.com

SUGGESTED STORIES
  • Differing views on fracking's impact
    Studies conducted on the counties above the Marcellus and Barnett Shale for example — where extensive drilling has already taken place — present mixed economic results.
  • thumb
    Too much solar energy?
    The proliferation of privately owned solar has large power companies in Germany worried.
  • thumb
    Nominee has industry ties
    Energy secretary nominee had deep connections to industry, including as a paid adviser to BP until 2011.