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Why and how do we waste electricity? | Matthias Gelber | TEDxUniversitiPutraMalaysia
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Added Aug 4, 2016
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Environmental advocate Matthias Gelber "the green Man" addresses why and how modern society wastes electricity, how this negatively effects our environment, and how we can work to conserve electricity consumption at an individual level.

A passionate advocate of green living. Equipped with a Masters in Environmental Science from Brunel University in the UK, he is the Founder of Eco Warriors Malaysia, a community movement focused on taking positive action to combat climate change. In 2008, he was voted ‘Greenest Person on the Planet’ by 3rdWhale in Canada. Matthias lives without a car and a monthly USD$10 electricity bill. He is an environmental activist, innovator, and author.

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