Sun, 31 Aug 14
10 days remaining
Will the lights go out? Can we produce enough of our own energy in our own homes? And is fracking a dream come true for all our energy needs? Declan Curry explores the future of energy with Angela Knight, chief executive of Energy UK and James Smith, former UK boss of Shell; now Chair of the Carbon Trust. Also on the programme Jim Skea, Professor of Sustainable Energy at Imperial College London, Ann Robinson, director of consumer policy at Uswitch and Dr Bob Middleton, chief executive of LoCO2 Energy. We also hear from Dr Richard Smith, Head of Energy Strategy at National Grid and Bill Bullen managing director of energy company Utilita.
Sun, 24 Aug 14
3 days remaining
What is happening with food prices and how do we keep a lid on them? What new foods will we eat in the future? And as the world population keeps getting bigger how do we grow enough food? Declan Curry looks at the future of food with Kate Allum chief executive of First Milk, Kevin Brennan chief executive of Quorn Foods and Richard Clothier managing director of Wyke Farms. Also on the programme Sophie Tranchell managing director of Divine Chocolate, Neil Sanderson managing director of Florette UK, Sean Rickard, independent farming economist and Professor Charles Godfray, director of the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food.
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