After his journey through the 20th century, James May returns to BBC Two to explore what the future might hold. The Open University sent James off to explore ideas close to his heart.
First broadcast: Sunday 5 Oct 2008 on BBC TWO
James May's Big Ideas in more depth:
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Goodbye to burning dead plants and animals, hello to forward-thinking sources of energy in Power to the People. Read more: OU on the BBC: James May's Big Ideas - Power to the People