At this year's TED conference Bill Gates discussed the importance of eliminating CO2 emissions, bringing out a jar of fireflies as an example of a living "energy miracle". Now you can watch Gates's entire talk - bugs and all - online. [TED]
Watch Bill Gates' Firefly-Enhanced TED Talk Online
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