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Daniel Schnitzer knew that small-scale solar products (like solar-powered LED lightbulbs) could transform the lives of rural Haitians, but found that despite their value, they wouldn't simply sell themselves. At TEDxPittsburgh, he explains how health and energy solutions for the developing world are useless unless the market works too.

A PhD candidate at Carnegie Mellon University’s department of Engineering & Public Policy, Daniel Schnitzer co-founded EarthSpark International in 2008. Honored by the Clinton Global Initiative in 2010, EarthSpark International works in Haiti to develop markets and aid local entrepreneurs in creating a supply chain for safe, clean and renewable energy. It also played a vital role in relief efforts after the 2010 earthquake. Before this, Schnitzer worked for KEMA Inc., an energy consulting firm, at which he focused on renewable energy policy and efficiency.

 

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Homeless Polar Bear in London
 
A Homeless Polar Bear in London - Ft. Jude Law and Radiohead
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A Match Made in Africa
 
An elephant calf and a sheep form a surprising bond in an African nature reserve.
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Chut Wutty killed in Cambodia.
The Fourth World
 
In 2007 1 billion people lived in slums, by 2030 it will be 2 billion.
Carbon for Water Program
 
LifeStraw water filters = no longer have to treat water by boiling it using wood,
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Egypt is headed for a major crisis. Population growth has drastically increased demand for water.
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Will our kids be a different species?
 
Throughout human evolution, multiple versions of humans co-existed. Could we be mid-upgrade now?
China's Cancer Villages
 
Dateline investigates the increase in cancer cases in rural China
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The best marriage proposal ever!
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A Story for Tomorrow
 
through Chile and Patagonia
Baby Koala
 
baby koala is referred to as a joey and is hairless, blind, and earless.
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Claire Hope Cummings talks about seeds
The Paved Paradise - Bali
 
stretched to breaking point, with a waste problem that's out of control.
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