Motivated to make a real impact against climate change Tom joined a glacier expedition to Greenland in the summer of 2014, together with Artek and the Technical University of Denmark. A journey that offered great insight into the climate challenge that we face today. Our current societal challenges regarding climate change however go beyond science and engineering. They are about collaboration, a mindset change and putting words into action. Tom shares the story of his journey and inspires us to collaborate in the challenge of climate change.
Tom Huizer currently works at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the field of Smart Energy Buildings and Cities. After a bachelor in mechanical engineering Tom joined the European master school of KIC Innoenergy, which focusses on sustainable energy technologies and the entrepreneurial opportunities that arise from that. He completed his first year of study at UPC Barcelona and graduated at TU/e Eindhoven, during which he was active member of Team Energy TU/e.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx