The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), in partnership with BBC Radio Four, presents 39 ideas to relieve the stress that climate change is exerting on the planet
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), in partnership with BBC Radio Four, presents 39 ideas to relieve the stress that climate change is exerting on the planet. On this page you will find free teaching resources to accompany the radio series. Tune in every day throughout January 2021 or catch up via the BBC website by clicking Episodes.
Super rice is a solution to tackling climate change and the dilemma of a growing population
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As of 2020, the UK has more installed offshore wind capacity than any other country in the world
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Solar electricity is clean but the cells we see on our rooftops could be much more efficient
How trees and fluffy snow are the bad guys when it comes to climate change in Siberia
Can underwater seagrass meadows make a comeback to reduce our carbon?
There's a lot of carbon locked up in the peatlands of Britain and Ireland. Can we keep it there and even return drained bogs to life, sucking more carbon dioxide from the air?
Improving ‘the cold chain’, quickening food transportation and developing new technologies to move food from farm to table are all critical to tackling climate change
Steel is an extraordinarily strong alloy of iron and carbon which ‘makes much of the skeleton of our world today’. However, it accounts for a large chunk of our global carbon dioxide emissions. To combat this a new joint venture in Sweden might pave the way for green steel in the future
Can British farmers transform themselves into carbon-cutting heroes?
There is over a billion head of cattle throughout the world, with each cow emitting methane equivalent to around 1 tonne of carbon dioxide per year
Refrigerators are increasingly the focus of environmental attention due to the fearsomely potent greenhouse gas they use
Giant fans are sucking in fresh air from the Swiss Alps and Iceland's frozen interior, capturing carbon dioxide and removing it from the atmosphere
Retrofitting new technology to insulate old homes on a grand scale
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Discover how sprinkling rockdust on farm fields could capture carbon
It could be the fuel of the future- for homes and for heavy machinery
How the international shipping fleet might green up its act
Batteries are powering the electric car revolution, but can we make them last longer?
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