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The Sun, Our Star
It's the source and sustainer of all life on Earth, but what do we really know about it?
The Sun, Our Star: Energy
How much energy can we get from the Sun?
The Sun, Our Star: Ancient sun
How the Sun’s light and heat inspired rituals dating back to the earliest humans
The Sun, Our Star: Space Weather
What effect could solar winds have on life on Earth?
The Sun, Our Star: Health and beauty
What does being deprived of sunlight do to you?
My Perfect Country
My Perfect Country: Estonia's Digital Society
Is Estonia’s revolutionary digital policy a contender for a perfect country?
My Perfect Country: Green Energy in Costa Rica
Could Costa Rica’s green energy policy work in our utopian dream?
My Perfect Country: Drug Decriminalisation in Portugal
Is Portugal's view of drugs as a health issue rather than a crime a good model to follow?
My Perfect Country: Preventing Suicide in Michigan, USA
Would Michigan's 'zero suicide model' be a policy for adoption in a perfect country?
My Perfect Country: Sanitation for Women in India
Should India's pioneering policies on sanitation be adopted elsewhere?
My Perfect Country: Legal Advice in Uganda
How a group of legal experts revolutionised Uganda's legal system through social media
My Perfect Country: The UN Debate
Fi Glover, Martha Lane Fox and a panel of guests discuss ground-breaking social policies
My Perfect Country: Solving Water Scarcity in Bermuda
The island's roofs catch every drop of rain, purify water and store it for daily use
My Perfect Country: Cutting Poverty in Peru
Peru has cut poverty by 50% in 10 years. Is it a model others could - or should - follow?
My Perfect Country: Gun Control in Japan
How Japan's rigorous gun control policy has reduced gun violence to single digits
My Perfect Country: 'State Feminism' in Tunisia
Is Tunisia’s approach to what women can and can't do an example for other Arab countries?
My Perfect Country: Shanghai's Model for Teaching Maths
Has Shanghai found the perfect formula for teaching maths?
My Perfect Country: Curbing Smoking in Australia
Is Australia's anti-smoking policy a model for other countries to follow?
My Perfect Country: The Debate
Water, housing, gun control, women's rights and more are debated by a panel and listeners
My Perfect Country: Rwanda
Rwanda has closed its gender gap by 80%. Is it a model other countries should follow?
My Perfect Country: Cuba
Does Cuba hold the best policy for surviving hurricanes?
My Perfect Country: Germany
Is the way Germany has handled refugee integration a model other countries could follow?
My Perfect Country: Norway
How has Norway managed to have the lowest rate of prisoners reoffending in Europe?
My Perfect Country: Nepal
How has Nepal dramatically reduced maternal death – and can their policy be replicated?
My Perfect Country: Canada
Is Canada’s catch share model for sustainable fishing a contender for an imagined utopia?
My Perfect Country: Which Policies will Work?
From closing the gender gap to sustainable fishing, which policy will be adopted?
Making a Difference
Can Japan’s gun control policies, Norway’s prisoner scheme and Uganda’s law scheme work?
The History of Wastefulness
The History of Wastefulness: Today’s Trash Challenge
How our relationship with rubbish has evolved over time
The History of Wastefulness: Rubbish Through the Ages
Three historical landmarks that shaped modern attitudes to waste
The History of Wastefulness: The Tipping Point
Could the future be rubbish-free?
Stories from the New Silk Road
Raha: The joy of the train
The new Chinese Mombasa–Nairobi railway has replaced the British-built Uganda Railway