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TED Countdown: Musician Tunde Olaniran from Flint, Michigan on the role of art in the climate crisis-
They were asked to perform one of their latest works for the TED Countdown Summit at the Fillmore Detroit. Olaniran took to the stage with four backup dancers to retell the story of the Yuruba creation myth.
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TED Countdown: Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice executive director Laprisha Berry Daniels on providing support, preparing for future-
In her talk, Daniels looked to the past to figure out how to help us navigate the future with three pillars — acceptance, aid and adaptation.
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On Friday, Donnel Baird spoke at the TED Countdown Summit about greening America’s buildings with his company, Blocpower.
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Climate change continues to have an impact on residents in Southeast Michigan. As heavy rains have become more frequent, so has the flooding.
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One Detroit visits the hard-hit Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood to learn about how climate change and flooding are impacting the area.
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Detroit water rates have gone up 407% over the last 20 years, and 120% in just the last 10 years.
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The $97 million project was supposed to be done by 2020. Officials blame the pandemic, supply shortages and unreliable contractors for the delay.