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Planet Oil

How Oil Made Us

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

Professor Iain Stewart visits the places that gave birth to the Earth's oil riches, and explores how our insatiable thirst for oil is changing the very planet on which we depend. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Iain Stewart
Series Producer:
Richard Downes
Producer:
Russell Leven

Planet Oil

The Carbon Wars

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

In the second episode of Planet Oil, Professor Iain Stewart recalls the race to find alternative supplies of oil in the shallow, turbulent waters there and in America's Gulf coast. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Iain Stewart
Series Producer:
Richard Downes
Producer:
Russell Leven

Planet Oil

Climate Wars

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

In this concluding episode, Professor Iain Stewart argues we face a stark choice. Do we continue to feed our addiction to oil, or do we look at alternative energy sources? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Iain Stewart
Director:
Declan Healy
Series Producer:
Richard Downes