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Tuesday 15:00-15:30
Richard Daniel chairs the interactive environmental programme in which he and his guests deal with listeners' questions and concerns.
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Tuesday 1 January 2008
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Panel

This week's guests:

Professor Philip Stott
Dr Ros Taylor
Dr Nick Riley


TOPICS

Soil Minerals and Nutrients.

Useful links

The Soil Association

A brief introduction to soil and minerals

Biogeochemistry including soil minerals from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

British Society of Soil Science

Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research

How to take off from the Moon

Video of the Lunar Module taking off from the Moon. Shot from a camera left behind on the surface.

Apollo Moon mission information from NASA.

Huge amount of information including videos of the Apollo 11 Mission.

Details of the steps in the journey too and from the Moon.

Wind Turbines Effect on the Weather

An article on some possible effects of wind farms on weather.

Wind turbine information from the BBC.

British Wind Energy Association.

BBC Report on the plans for building thousands of wind turbines.

Brown's Gas

Brown's gas advocate website

How to electrolyse water into hydrogen and oxygen - a home experiment. Please note this does not produce Brown's Gas.

One example of technology being developed to run cars on gas from water.

Can lightbulbs heat your home?

Home insulation details from the Energy Saving Trust.

Discussion of the pro's and con's of incandescent versus energy saving light bulbs.

A comparison of the costs of different forms of heating.

Calculate your carbon footprint.

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