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We got ourselves into this mess but we can get ourselves out of it. Tom Heap presents 39 fresh ways to save the planet from climate change. First up, low-carbon rice.

We’re resourceful, adaptable and the smartest thing this planet has ever seen. We got ourselves into this mess but we can get ourselves out of it. BBC Radio Four, in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society presents 39 ideas to relieve the stress that climate change is exerting on the planet.

From tiny solar cells to the total transformation of the Siberian landscape, Tom Heap and Dr Tamsin Edwards from Kings College, London view the fundamental problem of our age from a fresh perspective. Small things that make a big difference. Big things that make a small difference. We’re going to need every one of them.

In the first programme Tom discovers the secret of low-carbon rice with Dr Smita Kurup from Rothamsted Research.

Producer : Alasdair Cross

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14 minutes

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Mon 4 Jan 2021 13:45

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  • Mon 4 Jan 2021 13:45

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