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Ripples from the rainforest

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Ripples from the rainforest Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Nov 2009
Uncover the changes going on in the rainforest – and the impact they’re having on our climate. Professor Yadvinder Malhi, from the...

A personal mission to change the world

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A personal mission to change the world Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Nov 2009
Emphasising the role of charities in combating environmental issues, Filippo Locatelli, from Global Action Plan, shares his personal story from the...

Brixton: transitioning to a low-energy future

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Brixton: transitioning to a low-energy future Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Nov 2009
Brixton is a vibrant and multicultural town in South London. In 2008 it became part of the Transition movement and now boasts 1,000 local members....

Creative Climate

Creative Climate Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Nov 2009
Join thousands of diarists in charting people's responses to environmental change.

Soil as the book of nature

Soil as the book of nature Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Nov 2009
Our planet is largely covered with soil, and like sunlight and water we tend to take it for granted, and not give it the respect it deserves.

Darwin Now pod 1: Why do we care about Darwin now?

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Darwin Now pod 1: Why do we care about Darwin now? Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 05 Oct 2009
Professor Steve Jones reflects on how well Darwin’s ground-breaking theory of evolution has stood the test of time. Fern Elsdon Baker...

Can a techno-fix offer the world a global warming breathing space?

Can a techno-fix offer the world a global warming breathing space? Creative commons image Credit: GuentherHH under CC-BY-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Sep 2009
Is geo-engineering and the use of artificial forests likely to provide a long-term solution to reducing our carbon dioxide levels?

After Kyoto

After Kyoto Creative commons image Credit: United Nations Photo under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Aug 2009
The Open University's Joe Smith sets the scene, in the run up to the Copenhagen climate talks.

Nuclear power - yes please?

Nuclear power - yes please? Creative commons image Credit: JohnGreyTurner under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 May 2009
Are we coming to terms with nuclear power - or is a push for reactors masking a need to reduce consumption?

Copenhagen is the last chance to save the world

Copenhagen is the last chance to save the world Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Mar 2009
As we approach the Copenhagen climate conference, Joe Smith suggests that we put too much emphasis on single events