Costing the Earth
Costing the Earth: Making a Splash10/22/14
Tom Heap meets a man who can turn dirty water into clean, drinkable water.
CostEarth: 21 Oct 14 Making a splash!
Tom Heap meets Darren Reynolds, a health and environment professor, who has developed a mini treatment plant that can turn dirty water into clean drinkable water.
CostEarth: 14 Oct 14 Scuba Squad: Cleaning the Ocean
Cleaning the ocean floor, one dive at a time. Miranda Krestovnikoff reports from the sea bed as she joins a new marine clean-up squad. Producer: Martin Pointz-Roberts
CostEarth: 7 Oct 14: Saving Paradise
Can the islands of the Caribbean survive climate change? Tom Heap reports from Turks and Caicos.
CostEarth: 30 Sept 2014 Fracking a decade on
Tom Heap asks if UK fracking has learnt the lessons from over a decade of shale gas extraction in the USA.
CostEarth: 24 Sep 14: Power to the People
Tom Heap discovers how communities, from the smallest village to the largest city, can produce and sell their own electricity.
CostEarth: 16 Sept 14 El Nino
Weatherman, Peter Gibbs investigates the global impact of the weather phenomenon El Nino. Forecasts predict El Nino will occur at the end of this year and although the severity and likelihood has been revised the prospect of the phenomenon is enough...
CostEarth: 09 Sept 14 When Mosquitoes Attack!
Jheni Osman investigates whether the threat of mosquito-borne disease is moving closer to home in the UK.
CostEarth: 02 Sept 14 Texan Drought
Four years of harsh drought across Texas has prompted radical measures. Tom Heap hears how farmers, frackers and residents are being affected.
CostEarth: 26 Aug 14 Campaign for Clean Air
Tom Heap launches his campaign to improve the air we breathe.
CostEarth: 20 May 2014: Britain's Overseas Wildlife
Britain's Overseas Territories, from the Caribbean to the Falkland Islands contain a treasure trove of wildlife. Tom Heap asks if we are doing enough to protect it. Produced by Alasdair Cross
CostEarth: 13 May 2014: Energy Storage
Solar and wind energy can often be wasted if it's not needed when it's generated. Tom Heap looks at ideas for storing energy, using the landscape or science, and asks if it's enough. Produced by Anne-Marie Bullock
CostEarth: 06 May 2014: The Future of our Food
Where will our food come from in the future? Tom Heap chairs the debate from the Bristol Food Connections Festival. Produced in Bristol by Martin Poyntz-Roberts
CostEarth: 29 Apr 2014: Chemical Weapons 100 years on
With the end of April being the deadline for Syria to sacrifice its entire arsenal of chemical weapons, Tom Heap finds out the nitty-gritty of how they're going to be disposed of.
CostEarth: 22 Apr 2014: Power of Scotland
Scotland is the principal source of Britain's renewable energy as well as its oil and gas. What would independence mean for the UK energy market? Tom Heap reports from Edinburgh.
CostEarth: 15 Apr 2014 Living it Small
Tom Heap explores innovative microhomes - can they solve the housing crisis and ease us into living more environmentally.
CostEarth: 08 Apr 2014: Flight from Disaster
Millions of birds suffered as a result of an enormous chemical spill in southern Spain in 1998. Julian Rush returns to the scene to discover how well nature has recovered.
CostEarth: 01 Apr 2014: A Resilient World?
Following the publication of the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a panel of climate experts debates how we will have to adapt to become resilient.
CostEarth: 25 Mar 2014: Brsitol: European Green Capital 2015
In 2015 Bristol will be European Green Capital. We discover exactly what the title means to the city and what makes Bristol so environmentally friendly.
CostEarth: 18 Mar 2014: Feeding the Crops of the Future
Tom Heap looks at whether we're running out of phosphorus, a key ingredient of fertiliser, and vital for life. All ours is imported, so should we be worried about future supplies? Produced by Jolyon Jenkins
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