TED Theater, Soho, New York

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
New York, NY

The Event

As part of Global Goals Week, the Skoll Foundation and the United Nations Foundation are pleased to present We the Future: Accelerating Sustainable Development Solutions on September 21, 2017 at TED Theater in New York.
The Sustainable Development Goals, created in partnership with individuals around the world and adopted by world leaders at the United Nations, present a bold vision for the future: a world without poverty or hunger, in which all people have access to healthcare, education and economic opportunity, and where thriving ecosystems are protected. The 17 goals are integrated and interdependent, spanning economic, social, and environmental imperatives.
Incremental change will not manifest this new world by 2030. Such a shift requires deep, systemic change. As global leaders gather for the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in September, this is the moment to come together to share models that are transforming the way we approach the goals and equipping local and global leaders across sectors to accelerate achievement of the SDGs.




Together with innovators from around the globe, we will showcase and discuss bold models of systemic change that have been proven and applied on a local, regional, and global scale. A curated audience of social entrepreneurs, corporate pioneers, government innovators, artistic geniuses, and others will explore how we can learn from, strengthen, and scale the approaches that are working to create a world of sustainable peace and prosperity.


Meet the

Speakers

Click on photo to read each speaker bio.

Amina

Mohammed

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations



Astro

Teller

Captain of Moonshots, X





Catherine

Cheney

West Coast Correspondent, Devex



Chris

Anderson

Head Curator, TED



Debbie

Aung Din

Co-founder of Proximity Designs



Dolores

Dickson

Regional Executive Director, Camfed West Africa





Emmanuel

Jal

Musician, Actor, Author, Campaigner



Ernesto

Zedillo

Member of The Elders, Former President of Mexico



Georgie

Benardete

Co-Founder and CEO, Align17



Gillian

Caldwell

CEO, Global Witness





Governor Jerry

Brown

State of California



Her Majesty Queen Rania

Al Abdullah

Jordan



Jake

Wood

Co-founder and CEO, Team Rubicon



Jessica

Mack

Senior Director for Advocacy and Communications, Global Health Corps





Josh

Nesbit

CEO, Medic Mobile



Julie

Hanna

Executive Chair of the Board, Kiva



Kate Lloyd

Morgan

Producer, Shamba Chef; Co-Founder, Mediae



Kathy

Calvin

President & CEO, UN Foundation





Mary

Robinson

Member of The Elders, former President of Ireland, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights



Maya

Chorengel

Senior Partner, Impact, The Rise Fund



Dr. Mehmood

Khan

Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer, PepsiCo



Michael

Green

CEO, Social Progress Imperative







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Professor Muhammad

Yunus

Nobel Prize Laureate; Co-Founder, YSB Global Initiatives



Dr. Orode

Doherty

Country Director, Africare Nigeria



Radha

Muthiah

CEO, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves





Rocky

Dawuni

GRAMMY Nominated Musician & Activist, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves & Rocky Dawuni Foundation



Safeena

Husain

Founder & Executive Director, Educate Girls



Sally

Osberg

President and CEO, Skoll Foundation



Shamil

Idriss

President and CEO, Search for Common Ground



Main venue

TED Theater

Soho, New York

Address

330 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013


Email

wtfuture@skoll.org

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diopside thin section

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Higher birefringence and clined extinction distinguish clinopyrox-ene from orthopyroxene. Seven productions different in compositional, technical and typological characteristics were recognised. Biaxial 1+ 2, a = 1.665, b = 1.672, g = 1.695,d = 0.030, 2V = 56° to 62°. Imports from centres located in the northern Mediterranean sector included between Spain and the Aegean … The location that this sample was taken is along Route 2 towards Boston. Extinction angle, optic sign, and 2V help the different clinopyroxenes, but telling them apart may be diffi-cult. Grains are prismatic or blocky, depending on orientation. Minerals are listed in the order in which they appear in Deer, Howie & Zussman (1992). استودیو غدیر studio ghadir 4 762. In the XP view, the diopside shows maximum interference color of … Acicular crystals of cr diopside. basalt. Optical Properties : Diopside is colorless in thin section when Fe-free. These rocks contain olivine, clinopyroxene, titanomagnetite, perovskite, leucite (pseudomorphs), kalsilite, nepheline, and phlogopite.The rocks The latter will always be much darker and more intense than thin section colours. Structure and composition : The structure of diopside is similar to that of other pyroxenes. Phlogopite is one of the member minerals of the Biotite group, and is chemically and structurally similar to the other Biotite minerals. Search for Augite using: The scheelites were divided into Type I and Type II according to the geological environment of their formation.... Show all figures. marble. Continued (Pyroxene, cont.) Identification of minerals in thin sections can be aided by studying as many images of a mineral as possible. Gem quality diopside crystals (the largest is approximately 1.7 cm tall) associated with tabular graphite crystals. It is found in marbles associated with calcite, quartz or forsterite, tremolite, scapolite, and garnet. Fresh grains of diopside are violet to pale brown, homogeneous, and have a vitreous luster. Biotite, another common mica, is recognized by the IMA as a mineral group of related micas rather then as an individual mineral type. A thin section … Ward's® Diopside; Print… Share. The essential feature of all pyroxene structures is the linkage of the silicon-oxygen (SiO4) tetrahedrons by sharing two of … With increasing iron content, it may become pleochroic in greens or browns. Andalusite. Diorite in hand sample. Thin section microscope slide of a limestone Skarn from Delnabo, Aberdeenshire. Diopside in plane polarized light. Labradorite thin section. XPL. Pyroxene Group - Clinopyroxene Subgroup; see also the Diopside-Hedenbergite Series, and the Diopside-Johannsenite Series. Augite, Ca,Mg,Fe,Na Mg,Fe,Al Si2O6, is a ted pyroxene with slightly different structure. If a mineral commonly has a range of colours, it will appear once for each colour. Ultramafic thin section. In thin section it is clear with no pleochroism, which distinguishes it from other amphiboles. Optic Orientation: Uniaxial (optic axis is c) Refractive Indices n w = n E = 1.529 - 1.546 1.526 - 1.544: Substitution of K for Na produces slight increase in indices. H= 7. White to light green No pleochroism Colorless to pale green in thin section 2V: Measured: 58° to 63°, Calculated: 56° to 64° RI values: nα = 1.663 – 1.699 nβ = 1.671 – 1.705 nγ = 1.693 – 1.728 Twinning Simple and multiple twins common on {100} and {001} Optic Sign Biaxial (+) Birefringence δ = 0.030 Marble Thin Section Geology Geology Rocks Rocks And Minerals . It shows high relief, inclined extinction, and is optically negative with a 2V of about 85 PPL. It may be confused with other pyroxenes or with hornblende, but the latter has two cleavages at 60° to each other. Cleavage/Fracture : two perfect prismatic {110}/ uneven, Luster/Transparency : vitreous/transparent to translucent. 20 - Minerals in Thin Section-University of North Carolina 21 - Online Mineral Museum 22 - QUT Mineral Atlas 23 - Ruff.Info 24 - UCLA - Petrography Thin-Sections 25 - WWW-MINCRYST 26 - theimage. Photomicrograph of diopside in plane polarized light. A complete solid solution series exists between diopside, hedenbergite, CaFeSi O , and johannsenite, CaMn1Si2O62. The most common pyroxenes can be represented as part of the chemical system CaSiO 3 (wollastonite, a pyroxenoid), MgSiO 3 (), and FeSiO 3 (ferrosilite). It has clear 90° cleavage and is typically found with forsterite. Labradorite labradorite is a plagioclase feldspar intermediate between albite and anorthite. In thin section, the sample can be seen to contain abundant rounded and sometimes deformed dark crystals of pyroxene (diopside) and hornblende within a fine-grained crystalline carbonate groundmass. Point Group: 2=m: Crystals six-sided, thick tabular to … This slide may be a bit thick. This means that biotite in standard thin sections rarely goes completely extinct. Diopside may contain substantial Fe, Al, or other impurities; exact composition cannot be determined without additional analytical data. Staurolite. General Diopside Information : Chemical Formula: CaMgSi2O6 : Composition: Molecular Weight = 216.55 gm Calcium 18.51 % Ca 25.90 % CaO: Magnesium 11.22 % Mg 18.61 % MgO: Silicon 25.94 % Si 55.49 % SiO 2: Oxygen 44.33 % O: 100.00 % 100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE Phlogopite KMg3Si3AlO10(F;OH)2 °c 2001 Mineral Data Publishing, version 1.2 Crystal Data: Monoclinic. Actinolite - Also occurs almost exclusively in low grade metamorphic rocks, particularly in meta-basalts and meta-gabbros where it is commonly … These photographs show a first order yellow Diopside mineral through the Bertrand Lens. Second-order interference colors. 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