BBC – What they Really Mean for You (2023)
English | Documentary | Size: 1.60 GB
How people drive, heat their homes and keep the lights on needs massive change. But what will it take to make it happen?
Chapter 1: Electric Cars
Explores aspects of modern life that need to change to protect the environment, which focuses on the switch to electric cars. Explores the obstacles in electric vehicles becoming the standard, from cost to the difficulty of charging and is the UK on track to hit the government’s targets to stop emitting greenhouse gases by 2050.
Chapter 2: Heat Pumps
Investigation into eco-friendly alternatives to oil and gas boilers and if it’s possible to build an entirely low-carbon electricity network before the government’s net zero target of 2050. A futuristic house in Salford that is used to test new heating technologies in extreme conditions. How heat pumps are installed and the cost of doing so. Is hydrogen a feasible solution to home heating.