01: Driving Change
With over a billion vehicles on the world’s roads, air-pollution levels are reaching deadly highs. Helen and Seyi explore some breakthroughs that are gaining traction, and that might help ‘un-screw’ the planet. Delve into London’s sewers in search of a surprising clean fuel, and meet the innovators working hard to make costly and polluting cars a thing of the past, by racing clean ones around city centres.
We hear from DS Virgin Racing’s Chief Technical Officer, Sylvain Filippi, about the development of electric car technology and explore how petrol-powered, private cars are becoming a thing of the past.
We also delve into London’s sewers in search of a surprising clean fuel. Dickon Posnetts from Argent Energy – the UK’s leading sustainable biodiesel producer – shares some fascinating insight into how wastes can be turned into bio diesels and transport fuels – effectively replacing fossil diesel.
Enjoy Episode One of Earth Unscrewed: Driving Change.