Costing the Earth

Costing the Earth

Por BBC Radio 4
En Costing the Earth

Man vs Woman vs Planet

The environment affects us all so should gender matter when we consider how best to save the planet? Lucy Siegle and...

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Helen Czerski's Arctic Expedition

The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet. That's certain to impact on the weather we experience...

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Electric Dreams

Is the time finally right to buy an electric car? Peter Gibbs has just taken the plunge. We join him on his first...

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Ending the Plastic Age

How do we solve the plastic crisis? Tom Heap is joined by an expert panel to find fresh ways to cut down on plastic...

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Verity and the Bees

Verity Sharp wants to keep bees. She already grows her own organic fruit and vegetables. To pollinate her garden and...

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The Future of the British countryside

What do we want from our countryside and how much are we willing to pay for it? Tom Heap chairs a debate in...

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Disappearing Alps

The permafrost is thawing, the mountains are crumbling and the glaciers retreating. What will be left of the Alps?...

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Run Rabbit

When was the last time you saw a rabbit - dead or alive? Despite its reputation, a BTO survey suggests European...

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Antarctic Assault

The whales, penguins and other seabirds and marine mammals of the Southern Ocean depend upon a reliable supply of the...

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Outback Outrage

In the Australian Outback survival is tough for plants, animals and people. Food and water are always in short...

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Demolishing Dams

Large hydro-electric dams continue to be planned and built in Africa, Asia and South America. In Western Europe and...

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Shifting Spring

We've just endured a tough winter but some records suggest that Spring now begins on average 26 days earlier than it...

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Undiscovered Colombia

Colombia is second only to Brazil in the extent of its rich biodiversity but armed conflict over a half century has...

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Shifting Spring

Spring now begins on average 26 days earlier than it did 10 years ago. Lindsey Chapman investigates how shifting...

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Dunes into Bunkers

It's a decade since Donald Trump began building his golf resort on the enormous mobile sand dunes of Balmedie in...

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Superwood

Anything made from oil can now be made from trees, so is a new age of wood about to dawn? Tom Heap visits Finland...

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Microfibre Detectives

Around two thirds of fibres produced globally are synthetic material - many used in our clothing. It's emerged that...

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A Greener Home For All

Our homes and their construction have a huge impact on the environment. The construction industry is estimated to...

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Coral versus Coal

The rapid decline of the Great Barrier Reef is one of the environmental crises of the decade. But who is to blame?...

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