We're destroying our planet at an alarming rate. But it doesn't have to be this way! Mission Earth takes a truly global look at what we can do and how the system needs to change – challenging our ideas about dealing with climate.
Is Overpopulation A Problem For The Planet?
1. Is Overpopulation A Problem For The Planet?
8 mins
Developing countries are often blamed for destroying the environment. But how accurate is this claim?
Solar Is Super Cheap – Why Aren't We Using More Of It?
2. Solar Is Super Cheap – Why Aren't We Using More Of It?
8 mins
Solar energy is clean, renewable and cheap – but only makes up a tiny bit of global electricity production.
Why You Should Care About Light Pollution
3. Why You Should Care About Light Pollution
8 mins
Is light putting our health and wildlife at risk? Light revolutionized our lives, as artificial illumination is expanding globally the impact of disappearing darkness becomes more and more visible.
Why SUVs Are Conquering The World
4. Why SUVs Are Conquering The World
8 mins
SUVs are bulky, loud, dirty. So just why are they so popular? And how bad are these vehicles really for our planet?
Bee Extinction – Why We're Saving The Wrong Bees
5. Bee Extinction – Why We're Saving The Wrong Bees
8 mins
Think honey bees are disappearing? Or that the more hives we have the better? Think again. Here's why they're the bad boys of the bee world, and what we should be focusing on instead.
Algae – A Magic Climate Solution?
6. Algae – A Magic Climate Solution?
8 mins
Plastic, fertilizer, fuel, even cow farts... algae can make all this more sustainable. Here’s why we’re on the brink of an algae revolution.
Should We Be Burning Our Trash?
7. Should We Be Burning Our Trash?
8 mins
Trash incinerators are seen as green innovations for countries where landfills dominate, as they reduce methane and generate renewable energy. But will these facilities really make our trash problems go up in flames?