Costing the Earth

Costing the Earth

Por BBC Radio 4
En Costing the Earth

Reasons to Be Cheerful?

The Skoll World Forum was set up by eBay founder, Jeff Skoll to pursue his optimistic vision of a sustainable world...

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Fishing Future

The British fishing industry suffered decades of sharp decline during our membership of the European Union. The...

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Unfrozen North

What happens in the world's most northerly town when the permafrost de-frosts? Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough visits...

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Trump's Big Sell Off

Tom Heap examines the future for America's Wild West- and its Mild East- under a Donald Trump administration...

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Heroines of the Rainforest

The Indonesian rainforest has suffered enormous damage over the last few decades. Logged for timber and cleared for...

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Delivering Clean Air

Internet shopping continues to rise worldwide. That means a lot more delivery vans on the streets of our towns and...

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Soil Saviours

Can soil play a role in the fight against climate change? Our soils are the biggest store of terrestrial carbon on...

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Black Gold in Paradise

Yasuni National Park in Ecuador is widely recognised as the most biodiverse place on earth. Around 10% of all known...

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Rig Retirement

As many of the oil and gas platforms in the North Sea come to the end of their useful life, they're due to be...

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Fighting Fire

When wildfires engulfed the Canadian city of Fort McMurray last May 90,000 people were displaced and well over £2bn...

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America's Energy Independence

New President elect of the USA Donald Trump is a climate change denier, and so what does his rise to power mean for...

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Cruising: A Dirty Secret

A new cruise ship terminal is planned for Greenwich. Enderby Wharf will bring holiday makers right into the heart of...

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Putting the Fizz Back into Planet Earth

Can we find a use for all that pesky climate-changing carbon dioxide? If we can turn excess CO2 into something useful...

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Nuclear Futures

Our nuclear power stations are being pushed to run well past their planned life-span. Matthew Hill asks if this is...

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Forests of the Orangutan

Some of the last refuges of the Orangutan are under threat. As food manufacturers demand more palm oil for their...

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The British Countryside after Brexit

Tom Heap hears four radical visions for the future of the British countryside after Brexit. He's joined by Baroness...

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Wildlife-Friendly Motorways

Motorways kill animals. That's unavoidable. But can road builders minimise the death toll with badger tunnels, bat...

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Spiritual Greens

Tom Heap drops in on the 50th anniversary celebrations of the green magazine Resurgence. With its origins in the...

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The Growing Season

The Met Office recently issued a report which states that the growing season in the UK is now one month longer than...

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Fruits of the Forest

Can the growing of fashionable super fruits save the Amazon rain forest? Peter Hadfield meets the native farmers...

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