Ernie Rea asks if the use of apocalyptic language is helpful in the climate change debate.
As the Mayan prophecy of doom approaches, enjoy this light-hearted guide to the apocalypse
Francine Stock and Adam Rutherford explore the potential for life across the universe.
Will 21st century technology avert or accelerate the Apocalypse?
Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough explores how different cultures have viewed the apocalypse.
Broadcaster Robin Ince explores our longstanding obsession with the end of days.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss the Apocalypse.
Could artificial intelligence reinvent capitalism?
As top scientists warn of the risks of AI, should we fear super-intelligent machines?
Would having fewer children help us save the planet?
Prof Danny Dorling on why he thinks the population bomb has already been diffused.
Could a rogue scientist or a terrorist assemble a lethal pathogen from mail order genes?
Can science offer us a realistic prospect of immortality and would it be desirable?
Norman Borlaug averted famine predictions by tinkering with the genetic design of wheat.
Are humans causing the sixth great mass extinction event in Earth's history?
Sir Frank Fraser Darling reflects on the problem of overpopulation.
Monty Don explores the link between the loss of wildlife abundance and human activity.
Chris Mason brings together Radio 4 listeners' contributions about housing and population.
Could our food supplies be at risk from a worldwide decline in pollinating insects?
Stephen Fry recalls the unnecessary panic that surrounded the so-called Millennium Bug.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Malthusianism.
Dr Seb Falk challenges the repeated pandemic comparison of Covid-19 with the Black Death.
Alistair Cooke discusses the US Government’s precautions against the millennium bug.
Michael Sandel and an international panel debate the right way to respond to coronavirus
Surgeon Gabriel Weston sees how medical technology has changed us.
Dr Mark Porter examines the outbreak of swine flu.
Melvyn Bragg examines how a powerful narrative of judgement and retribution evolved.
When and how is the universe going to end?
Jolyon Jenkins asks whether civilisation could be ended by a electromagnetic pulse bomb
Can we predict the next deadly pandemic? Alok Jha investigates.