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TEDxKIET Countdown 2020 took place virtually on 18th October, 2020. The event welcomed 150+ attendees from all over India.

Countdown is a global initiative to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis, turning ideas into action. The event seeks to answer five fundamental, interconnected questions that help inform a blueprint for a cleaner future. To build a better future by cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 in the race to a zero-carbon world – a world that is safer, cleaner, and fairer for everyone.Every organization, company, city, and nation, and citizens everywhere are invited to collaborate with Countdown and take action on climate. It is a movement open to everyone – and everyone has a vital role to play.

Dr. A Garg, Director, KIET Group Of Institutions addressed the gathering as the event started and enlightened the audience as to why Climate Activism is a need of the hour. He welcomed and thanked all the speakers who were live and set the tone for an amazing event.

TEDxKIET Countdown 2020 featured four talks, two from TED and two talks were given by self curated speakers of TEDxKIET. Two self curated speakers were live with us during the event.

The event was facilitated by multiple poll sessions, in which the audience participated.

Apart from the talks, TED informative and animated videos related to climate change were also featured.

In the end, the event hosts and Dr. Adesh Pandey, Convener TEDxKIET, thanked the audience for being a part of the event and to help make it an exhilarating experience.