Celebrities to lead TED global call to act on climate crisis

San Francisco (AFP) - The Pope and Prince William will join activists, artists, celebrities and politicians on Saturday at a free streamed TED event aimed at unifying people to confront the climate crisis.The Countdown program will kick off on the TED channel at YouTube starting at 8 am (1500 GMT) in California and feature 50 speakers, the pontiff and the second-in-line to the British throne among them."You'll be hearing from all different kinds of folks from all walks of life; from the front lines to the grassroots to the treetops," actor Mark Ruffalo, who is among the Countdown hosts, said d...


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