Mersey basin Campaign

Items from 2008

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Publication dateMarch 2008 MBC125 Environmental Champion - Carol Price Source talks to Carol Price about her war against litter in the River Darwen, Lancashire. She has organised an annual community river clean for the past 14 years and has been awarded the prestigious Unilever Dragonfly Award in recognition of her dedication to improving the environment. Publication dateMarch 2008 MBC126 Splitting the Atom With the threat of climate change and rapidly depleting fossil fuel resources, new methods of low-carbon energy generation cannot be ignored. New nuclear is one such method and a controversial one at that. Source talks to leading figures from the nuclear, research and environmental sectors to explore their views on what new nuclear will mean for the UK’s energy sector and for the Northwest. Publication dateMarch 2008 MBC127 Spotlight - Annie Merry Source talks to Annie Merry, Director of Faiths4Change, a multi-faith environmental project that helps bring people from different faiths and backgrounds together to make small-scale environmental improvements to deprived urban areas across the Northwest. Publication dateMarch 2008 MBC128 Water Pressures With the amount of rain we get in the Northwest it is hard to believe that water could ever possibly be in short supply. In reality though, water supplies in the UK are already under serious threat, a threat which will only be exacerbated once climate change starts making an impact. With drier summers on the horizons water shortage will become a major issue not just for people, but for our environment as well. Matthew Sutcliffe takes a look at the bleak future of our region’s water supplies and examines United Utilities’ strategic direction statement that sets out its plans for coping with the challenges of climate change and our over-use of water. Publication dateMarch 2008 MBC201 SourceNW Issue 16 Regional Round-Up Case Notes: Growing Strong - Ciara Leeming How Green Is My...Coffin? - Edwin Colyer Splitting The Atom - Gareth Chadwick Green Getaways - Louise Tickle Spotlight - Annie Merry Business Water Pressures - Matthew Sutcliffe Environmental Champion - Carol Price The Sharp End - Sue Kidd Publication dateApril 2008 MBC206 Audio - Cleaning up Hoghton Bottoms Local volunteer Carol Price talks about her efforts to organise an annual clean up of the river near her home at Hoghton Bottoms, Lancashire. Publication dateApril 2008 MBC208 Audio - Unilever Dragonfly Awards - Virginia Hunt Unilever Dragonfly Awards individual winner Virginia Hunt of Cheshire talks about her volunteering work, and what inspires her. Publication dateApril 2008 MBC209 Audio - Unilever Dragonfly Awards - Hollingworth Lake Junior Helpers Members of Hollingworth Lake Junior Helpers group from Lancashire, winners of the young people category in the Unilever Dragonfly Awards, talk about their environmental volunteering work.