Costing the Earth

Costing the Earth

Por BBC Radio 4
En Costing the Earth

Cities Without Cars

The battle in big cities continues: how do you keep cars out to cut congestion and reduce pollution? Chris Ledgard...

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Big Oil Big Trouble

The big oil companies are the pantomime villains of the global warming debate. They've been accused of everything...

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The Sun King of China

Meet Huang Ming, the Chinese inventor who describes himself as, 'the number one crazy solar guy in the world'. One...

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Four Menus to Save the Planet

How should we eat to reduce our carbon footprint and save the planet? Should we all give up meat? Or eat only meat...

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After Chernobyl

When radioactive particles from the Chernobyl disaster landed in Germany's Black Forest one woman decided to change...

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The Mars of the Mid-Atlantic

Ascension Island is a tiny scrap of British territory, marooned in the tropical mid-Atlantic roughly halfway between...

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Digging Climate Change

Professor Alice Roberts asks if archaeology can help us understand climate change. Producer: Helen Lennard.

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From Iceland with Love

The Ice Link interconnector would link Iceland's cheap and carbon free electricity from hydro and geothermal to the...

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Beasts of the Border

As gates close against migrants entering Europe Tom Heap is in Croatia to examine the wildlife impact of the...

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Litter

The government in Westminster has promised England a new, national anti-litter strategy. But how do you persuade a...

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The Environment after Exit

From Roman Snails and Great Crested Newts in East Anglia to the lemon sole of the English Channel and the wind...

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New York's Big Green Clean

Tom Heap visits New York to find out how the city is cleaning up its dirty waterways and bringing back oysters to the...

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Acoustic Ecology

Peter Gibbs asks whether sound could become a vital tool in conservation, helping us understand far more about how...

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Acoustic Ecology

Peter Gibbs asks whether sound could become a vital tool in conservation, helping us understand far more about how...

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The City That Fell into the Earth

How do you move a city? Lesley Riddoch travels to Arctic Sweden to find out. Kiruna is gradually sliding into...

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Requiem for a King

Tom Heap tells the story of coal from Industrial Revolution to its apparent demise. As the world begins to fall out...

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Britain Disconnected

Extreme weather this winter has cut off large areas of Britain from the outside world. Does our Victorian...

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In Conversation with David Attenborough

David Attenborough and a panel of influential thinkers on the natural world join Tom Heap to preview this month's...

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Murder in Cambodia

Peter Hadfield travels to Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam to investigate the illegal trade in Siamese Rosewood....

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River Quality

Campaigners claim England's river life is under threat from 'insidious' pollution, yet the Environment Agency says...

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