In 1971, a group of friends set off to sail into a nuclear test zone in a boat called Greenpeace, and their protest captured the world’s imagination. Now a new documentary called How to Change the World reveals never before seen archive to bring their story to life, and in this show Georgie Frost chats to director Jerry Rothwell.
Many high profile figures including Desmond Tutu and Vivienne Westwood are calling for mass climate change action ahead of the UN's Paris conference in December.
Their statement, published in the book Stop Climate Crimes, reads "We are at a crossroads. We do not want to be compelled to survive in a world that has been made barely liveable for us..." In this show Georgie finds out more from 350.org who are one of the environmental groups behind the project.
We might be used to hearing about financial scammers, but it’s now feared that more and more of us could actually be becoming victims of “food fraud”. In this show Georgie Frost chats to David Pickering from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute to find out more about this hidden crime.
A new film called The True Cost takes an in-depth look into the impact of the global garment industry on the people and the planet – particularly in the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster when an eight-story garment factory, which at the time was making clothes for major western brands, collapsed in Bangladesh killing over 1000 people and injuring thousands. In this Fair Deal show chats to the director Andrew Morgan to find out more.