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An environmental protection club in China
An environmental protection club in China

Duration: 07:40

A Chinese community leader, Director Feng, uses a team of elderly volunteers to clean up the environment.

 
Biomass fuels in use at power station in Northern Ireland
Biomass fuels in use at power station in Northern Ireland

Duration: 01:19

News report about Kilroot power station in Northern Ireland switching to biomass fuel.

 
Concerns over wind farm plan for the Dorset coast
Concerns over wind farm plan for the Dorset coast

Duration: 01:49

Plans to build a £175m wind farm off the Dorset coast have concerned locals who fear it will damage the tourist trade.

 
Developing more wind farms in Northern Ireland
Developing more wind farms in Northern Ireland

Duration: 01:20

News report about wind energy in Northern Ireland.

 
Energy crisis in the UK (pt 1/2)
Energy crisis in the UK (pt 1/2)

Duration: 02:02

The environmentalist James Lovelock believes the UK is facing an impending energy crisis, with potentially grave consequences for the future.

 
Energy crisis in the UK (pt 2/2)
Energy crisis in the UK (pt 2/2)

Duration: 05:24

The environmentalist James Lovelock argues that global warming and the energy crisis are inextricably linked. He makes a number of predictions for the future, and concludes it may already be too late to reverse the global warming trend.

 
From coal to wind power at the Black Law Coal Mine, Scotland
From coal to wind power at the Black Law Coal Mine, Scotland

Duration: 2:49

Black Law in Scotland was once the site of a large opencast coal mine - it is now the site of a wind farm.

 
How to solve the energy crisis
How to solve the energy crisis

Duration: 04:20

James Lovelock discusses the problem of generating energy and concludes nuclear power is the only option for the future. He is critical of wind turbines and other renewable energy sources, with the exception of large tidal barrages.

 
Loch Lomond: hydroelectric power
Loch Lomond: hydroelectric power

A look at the environmental impact of a new HEP project and the potential economic benefit to the Loch Lomond area.

 
Monitoring and responding to the demand for electricity
Monitoring and responding to the demand for electricity

Duration: 04:51

An engineer at the control centre for the National Grid describes how he responds to changes in demand for electricity.

 
Proposal for an off shore wind farm at Portstewart, Northern Ireland
Proposal for an off shore wind farm at Portstewart, Northern Ireland

Duration: 01:59

News report about the proposal for an off shore wind farm near the County Antrim coastline in Northern Ireland.

 
Renewable energy sources: wind power
Renewable energy sources: wind power

Duration: 2:05

Throughout the atmosphere, enormous masses of air are constantly in motion. Here in the UK, we are beginning to make good use of our powerful wind resource to generate electricity.

 
The impact of North Sea oil on the UK coastline and economy
The impact of North Sea oil on the UK coastline and economy

Duration: 04:37

The development of North Sea oil has had a profound impact on the environment and people of the UK.

 
Tidal energy project planned off the coast of Scotland
Tidal energy project planned off the coast of Scotland

Duration: 01:35

A major tidal energy project is being planned for waters off the coast of Scotland and Northern Ireland.

 
Tracing the origin of Britain's fuel and energy
Tracing the origin of Britain's fuel and energy

Duration: 01:19

Most of the fuel and energy we depend on comes from a relatively small number of key installations.

 
Wave power in County Down, Northern Ireland
Wave power in County Down, Northern Ireland

Duration: 01:19

News report about wave power in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland.

 
What is the best way to provide energy in the future?
What is the best way to provide energy in the future?

Duration: 02:37

The environmentalist James Lovelock expands on the case for nuclear energy, and addresses some of the popular misgivings about this form of power.

 
Working to maintain the National Grid
Working to maintain the National Grid

Duration: 3:32

Most of our electricity is still generated in large power stations and brought to us by the power cables of the National Grid.

 
Zero energy homes in London.
Zero energy homes in London.

Duration: 01:23

News report on zero energy homes in London.

 

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