From fossil fuels to water usage, our consumption has causes hidden environmental damage further along the supply chain. In this episode of Living Planet, we assess how Argentina is performing against its climate goals, whether Germany can phase out coal whilst protecting workers, where we get our drinking water from and how overuse of water is causing Indonesia’s capital to sink into the sea.
Living Planet: Bringing home a different kind of bacon
Humans have an interesting relationship with meat. Some love it, some object to it and some simply want other options from time to time. We take a look at some of the reasons people reduce their meat consumption, what options they have and why eating less meat is having a mostly positive impact on the planet. Plus, we look at how agriculture affects water consumption.
Living Planet: Making changes
The new year is a time for reflection, making changes and figuring out ways we can make this year better than the last. We explore stories about good food and meet the people who are making sure there’s enough of it to go around. Plus, we discover how climate change is affecting our health.
Living Planet: Christmas after climate change
How will Christmas change as the world gets increasingly warmer? We take a look at how reindeer are affected, whether a real or fake Christmas tree is better and how Santa's home - the north pole - is warming up.
Living Planet: Green living and us
With governments struggling to meet their climate goals, we look at what people in Germany and beyond are doing to reduce their own carbon footprints and live greener lives. We also look at the increasing problem of plastic waste in India.