Some of the most important environmental concerns facing humanity are examined in this original and highly topical documentary series. Each week on Big Ideas for a Small Planet, a forward thinking designer, product or process that could transform the impact we have on our world is put under the microscope. These new green products and alternative ideas that touch on all aspects of our lives from our workplace, our leisure time and even our spirituality are at the leading edge of a new world. Expert commentators from activists, scientists and writers through to environmental personalities show us how each week's story fits into the bigger picture. With topics on how we drive to the fuels we use, how we dress and what we eat, Big Ideas for a Small Planet is an insightful series that shows how small changes to our routine can make a big difference.