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Spending Money Like Water
Louise Tickle compares costs between bottled and tap water, conducts a bottled vs tap water taste-the-difference challenge and examines the hidden cost of bottled water in terms of its heavy environmental footprint.
Seizing the Day
Source goes to talk to a variety of businesses, artists and academics about what they as individuals and companies are doing to become greener, more sustainable and to reduce carbon emissions.
Spotlight - Chris Matthews
Source talks to Chris Matthews, United Utilities’ dedicated carbon manager about the scope of his job and the challenges United Utilities faces in trying to provide the best service to customers whilst trying to also cut carbon emissions.
Splitting the Atom
With the threat of climate change and rapidly depleting fossil fuel resources, new methods of low-carbon energy generation cannot be ignored. New nuclear is one such method and a controversial one at that. Source talks to leading figures from the nuclear, research and environmental sectors to explore their views on what new nuclear will mean for the UK’s energy sector and for the Northwest.
Beat the Credit Crunch
Everyone is feeling the pinch from the credit crunch and that pinch turns into a nasty bite once winter draws in and your energy bills soar. Louise Tickle goes to talk to two people who have used different approaches to make their homes more eco-friendly and by doing so, have made them cheaper to run. She discusses the methods they’ve used to ensure their houses become more energy efficient and learns about the effect this has had on their bills.