People Fixing the World

People Fixing the World

Brilliant solutions to the world’s problems. We meet people with ideas to make the world a better place and investigate whether they work.

Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
How to get everyone online 00:24:16 2020-07-07 04:06
A future without bees 00:24:03 2020-06-30 04:06
How tech is tackling wildlife trafficking 00:24:03 2020-06-23 04:06
Personality tests for loans 00:24:05 2020-06-16 04:06
Kids fixing the world 00:24:07 2020-06-09 04:06
No more bosses 00:23:17 2020-06-02 04:06
No more bosses 00:23:17 2020-06-02 04:06
The ancient technology getting a second wind 00:24:23 2020-05-26 04:06
Electricity that grows on trees 00:24:08 2020-05-19 04:06
The breath of life 00:23:41 2020-05-12 04:06
A Sporting Chance 00:24:16 2020-05-05 04:06
The great spreadsheet in the sky 00:24:00 2020-04-28 04:06
The farmers moving their fields indoors 00:23:54 2020-04-21 04:06
Making the world a quieter place 00:25:28 2020-04-14 04:06
The big transport swap 00:23:31 2020-04-07 04:06
Regrowing the rainforest 00:27:07 2020-03-31 04:06
The treasure in our toilets 00:24:21 2020-03-24 04:06
How to be a better dad 00:24:38 2020-03-17 04:06
How they’re saving the kakapo 00:24:07 2020-03-10 04:06
Audience takeover: Your feedback 00:23:44 2020-03-03 04:06
A safe place to be gay 00:24:41 2020-02-25 04:06
Meet the neighbours 00:23:55 2020-02-18 04:06
The good lads 00:23:55 2020-02-11 04:06
The miracle cure: Exercise 00:24:16 2020-02-04 04:06
Fighting depression together 00:25:53 2020-01-28 04:06
Running to do good 00:24:34 2020-01-21 04:06
Forecasting volcanoes 00:24:46 2020-01-14 04:06
The pharmacists fighting high drug prices 00:23:40 2020-01-07 04:06
How to move the Earth 00:24:32 2019-12-31 04:06
Checking in with the problem solvers 00:22:56 2019-12-24 04:06
Making your deliveries greener 00:25:53 2019-12-17 04:06
Convicting more rapists 00:22:52 2019-12-10 04:06
Turning kids into entrepreneurs 00:23:01 2019-12-03 04:06
Saving the World’s Ice 00:23:08 2019-11-26 04:06
Stopping abuse with protection dogs 00:22:55 2019-11-19 04:06
How to stop fires destroying whole neighbourhoods 00:24:04 2019-11-12 11:51
How to stop fires destroying whole neighbourhoods 00:24:04 2019-11-12 04:06
How to save the banana 00:23:38 2019-11-05 04:06
The future of freight 00:24:26 2019-10-29 04:06
Gaming for good 00:23:42 2019-10-22 04:06
The town rethinking the future of energy 00:23:56 2019-10-15 04:06
Shopping for a better life 00:22:59 2019-10-08 04:06
Turning waste into energy 00:24:08 2019-10-01 04:06
Spotting the sound of a cardiac arrest 00:24:22 2019-09-24 04:06
The snakebite squad 00:23:53 2019-09-17 04:06
Meeting Colombia’s ‘Violentologist’ 00:24:28 2019-09-10 04:06
A new way to detect an invisible poison in water 00:22:57 2019-09-03 04:06
Oysters to the rescue 00:24:03 2019-08-27 11:37
The concrete cleaners 00:23:48 2019-08-20 04:06
Bangladesh’s biker girls 00:23:54 2019-08-13 04:06
Putting a price on carbon 00:23:54 2019-08-06 04:06
A simple way to help a relative if they’re arrested 00:24:02 2019-07-30 04:06
Stopping child marriage with solar lanterns 00:24:05 2019-07-23 04:06
Trieste’s mental health ‘revolution’ 00:24:00 2019-07-16 04:06
The school that puts wellbeing first 00:23:58 2019-07-09 04:06
Residents turn detective to fight crime 00:22:57 2019-07-02 04:06
Life-saving surgery, but not by a doctor 00:22:58 2019-06-25 04:06
Portugal, drugs and decriminalisation 00:24:25 2019-06-18 04:06
Can capturing carbon buy us time to tackle climate change? 00:22:58 2019-06-11 04:06
Can sleep deprivation help treat bipolar disorder? 00:24:01 2019-06-04 04:06
Audience takeover: Your plastic solutions 00:24:00 2019-05-28 04:06
Reinventing the ranch 00:24:29 2019-05-21 04:06
Working Less For The Same Pay 00:24:54 2019-05-14 04:06
Could a device invented in the 1930s help end period poverty? 00:22:58 2019-05-07 04:06
The tree detectives tackling illegal logging 00:24:32 2019-04-30 04:06
The reuse and refill revolution 00:23:08 2019-04-23 04:06
DNA tests for dogs to tackle problem poo 00:22:58 2019-04-16 04:06
The great mosquito swap 00:23:21 2019-04-09 04:06
The mums saving each other from a taboo condition 00:23:29 2019-04-02 04:06
Can phages save us as antibiotics stop working? 00:23:28 2019-03-26 04:06
The digital detectives tackling child sexual abuse 00:22:50 2019-03-19 04:06
Crossing divides in Cyprus 00:23:58 2019-03-12 04:06
Last video messages to help children grieve 00:23:07 2019-03-05 04:06
Turning old clothes into new ones 00:24:07 2019-02-26 04:06
Predicting suicide 00:25:24 2019-02-19 04:06
‘No Men Allowed’ – The Gym Getting Women Fit and into Work 00:22:57 2019-02-12 04:06
How Nepal Doubled its Tiger Population 00:24:20 2019-02-05 04:06
The shopping mall where everything is recycled 00:24:09 2019-01-29 04:06
The Turkish App to Help Autistic Children Learn 00:23:13 2019-01-22 04:06
The Talent Show for Honest People 00:23:35 2019-01-15 04:06
Does the world need more babies? 00:23:14 2019-01-08 16:04
Checking in with the Problem Solvers 00:33:24 2019-01-01 04:06
The Little Libraries Bringing Books into People’s Homes 00:22:52 2018-12-25 04:06
Can US Entrepreneurs Help Fix Education in Africa? 00:22:49 2018-12-18 04:06
Can This Smart Street Stop Drinkers Getting Violent? 00:24:07 2018-12-11 04:06
How 'Buddy Benches' are Making Playtime Less Lonely 00:23:54 2018-12-04 04:06
Smart Boats That Sail on a Bed of Bubbles 00:23:05 2018-11-27 04:06
The Banks That Run on Time Instead of Money 00:23:19 2018-11-20 04:06
How to Build a City for an Ageing Population 00:24:18 2018-11-13 04:06
The Country That Can Jail You For Using Plastic Bags 00:23:03 2018-11-06 04:06
Time to Update the Stranger Danger Message? 00:23:34 2018-10-30 04:06
Tech That Tricks the Brain 00:23:18 2018-10-23 04:06
‘Rental sisters’ for Japan’s Reclusive Young Men 00:23:35 2018-10-16 04:06
Fighting the ‘Water Mafia’ with Pipes in the Sky 00:23:35 2018-10-09 04:06
Mending Our Disposable Culture 00:30:54 2018-10-02 04:06
Smart Stimulation for People with Dementia 00:23:31 2018-09-25 04:06
Running and Singing to Improve Maths and English 00:23:22 2018-09-18 04:06
A Green Space Revolution in Paris 00:23:40 2018-09-11 04:06
Scanning Homeless People To Make a Donation 00:23:06 2018-09-04 04:06
Rewarding Green Travel in Bologna 00:23:18 2018-08-28 04:06
Cool Ways of Keeping Things Cool 00:23:18 2018-08-21 14:47
Reviving Italy’s ‘Ghost Towns’ 00:23:12 2018-08-14 04:06
Why Millions Listen to This Girl 00:23:33 2018-08-07 04:06
Training India’s Fake Doctors 00:23:42 2018-07-31 04:06
Stopping Wildfires in Their Tracks 00:23:25 2018-07-24 04:06
Generating Power from the Roads 00:23:11 2018-07-17 04:06
Recycling to Turn Trash into Cash 00:22:59 2018-07-10 04:06
The Bricks Helping to Rebuild Gaza 00:24:29 2018-07-03 04:06
Learning Lessons from the Longest Living Lands 00:23:28 2018-06-26 04:06
Nigeria's Secret STI Test Kits 00:22:49 2018-06-19 04:06
Can a $1 million Prize Help Keep Women Safe? 00:23:08 2018-06-12 04:06
The Street Where Houses Come Half-Built 00:23:07 2018-06-05 04:06
Fighting Food Waste 00:23:49 2018-05-29 04:06
Clean Clothes and Glasses for the Poorest in Society 00:22:49 2018-05-22 04:06
Turning Subsistence Farming into an Investment Opportunity 00:23:23 2018-05-15 04:06
The Speed Detectors 00:23:26 2018-05-08 04:06
The People’s Peace Talks 00:23:00 2018-05-01 04:06
The Schools Trying to Build Bridges 00:23:52 2018-04-24 04:06
Problem-Solving Prizes 00:23:50 2018-04-17 04:06
The Town Trying to Cure Loneliness 00:23:30 2018-04-10 04:06
The Babies Teaching Kindness In Class [REPEAT] 00:23:13 2018-04-03 01:06
Taking Out the Space Trash 00:23:24 2018-03-27 04:06
How to Help Homeless People in Hospital 00:22:57 2018-03-20 01:06
The Bird Rescuers 00:23:16 2018-03-13 01:06
Recycling Chewing Gum Litter to Clean Our Streets 00:23:54 2018-03-06 01:06
How to Talk to Potential Extremists 00:23:57 2018-02-27 01:06
Putting Forgotten Pills Back to Work 00:23:12 2018-02-20 04:06
Improvising Your Way Out of Anxiety 00:22:42 2018-02-13 04:06
The Hydroponics Revolution 00:23:14 2018-02-06 04:06
The Currency Based on Good Deeds 00:23:17 2018-01-30 04:06
The Babies Teaching Kindness in Class 00:22:54 2018-01-23 04:06
Kids versus Cars 00:23:03 2018-01-16 04:06
Can We Save Coral? 00:22:57 2018-01-09 04:06
Checking-in With The Problem Solvers 00:26:17 2018-01-02 04:06
Scouts, Knives and a Community Fridge 00:23:27 2017-12-26 04:06
The Ring That Could Help Save Women’s Lives 00:23:03 2017-12-19 04:06
How to Get Wheelchairs on Planes 00:23:26 2017-12-12 04:06
Drone Delivery: Medicines By Air 00:23:20 2017-12-05 04:06
Smartphone-Activated First Aiders 00:23:22 2017-11-28 04:06
The Former Neo-Nazi Helping Others To Quit 00:23:08 2017-11-21 04:06
How Iceland Saved Its Teenagers 00:23:30 2017-11-14 04:06
The Missing Maps 00:22:56 2017-11-07 04:06
The Town Where Public Toilets Are Everywhere 00:22:56 2017-10-31 04:06
Addressing the World in Three Words 00:23:24 2017-10-24 04:06
How Iceland is Fighting the Gender Pay Gap 00:23:23 2017-10-17 04:06
Viking Therapy? 00:23:19 2017-10-10 04:06
How Cervical ‘Selfies’ are Fighting Cancer in The Gambia 00:23:28 2017-10-03 04:06
How To Make Sushi From Methane Gas 00:23:11 2017-09-26 04:06
When Local Currencies Go Digital 00:23:09 2017-09-19 04:06
Condom Lifesavers and Voices for the Voiceless 00:23:29 2017-09-12 04:06
The Dutch Antibiotic Revolution 00:23:24 2017-09-05 04:06
How to Get Blood Where it is Needed 00:23:32 2017-08-29 04:06
Pakistan’s Laptop Female Doctors 00:23:31 2017-08-22 04:06
Urban Cable Cars 00:22:59 2017-08-15 04:06
Does Universal Basic Income Work? 00:23:20 2017-08-08 04:06
The Teachable Moment 00:23:25 2017-08-01 04:06
Mexico's Cartoon Therapists 00:22:49 2017-07-25 04:06
Cutting Cow Farts to Combat Climate Change 00:19:09 2017-07-18 04:06
Thailand’s Disease Detectives 00:22:46 2017-07-11 04:06
Can We Supercharge School? 00:23:22 2017-07-04 04:06
Turning Fatbergs into Fuel 00:23:24 2017-06-27 04:00
Thailand’s Condom King 00:22:54 2017-06-20 03:06
How To Be A Better Mum In Jail 00:23:16 2017-06-13 03:06
Would You Rent Your Clothes? 00:23:13 2017-06-06 03:06
The Stickers that Save Lives 00:26:14 2017-05-30 03:15
Turning Plastic Trash into Cash 00:23:31 2017-05-23 03:30
Turning Goats into Water 00:24:12 2017-05-16 03:06
Saving Lives with Text Messages 00:22:58 2017-05-09 03:06
Greener In Death 00:23:22 2017-05-02 03:06
Helping Disabled People With Sex 00:23:19 2017-04-28 12:51
The Data Donators 00:23:06 2017-04-18 03:06
Postmen Delivering Kindness to the Elderly 00:18:49 2017-04-11 03:06
The Parent Hack For Cheaper Childcare 00:22:41 2017-04-04 03:06
Toilets in Haiti and Circular Runways 00:23:11 2017-03-25 04:06
Checking out the solar hotel 00:23:14 2017-03-18 04:00
Moving In With Refugees 00:22:57 2017-03-11 04:06
How China is Cleaning its Air 00:48:03 2017-03-04 04:06
The Voter Lottery 00:18:35 2017-02-25 04:06
Denmark’s Food Waste Vigilante 00:22:57 2017-02-18 12:54
The Sun Water Solution 00:25:08 2017-02-11 04:06
Lend Me Your Eyes 00:22:57 2017-02-04 04:06
The War On Fake News 00:22:49 2017-01-28 04:00
Superblocks To The Rescue? 00:17:57 2017-01-21 04:00
An Unlikely House Share 00:18:59 2017-01-14 04:06
Jobs for Syrian Refugees 00:18:28 2017-01-07 04:06
Respect My Remittances 00:16:32 2016-12-24 04:00
‘Bribing’ Mums To Feed Their Kids 00:16:48 2016-12-17 04:00
Teaching Kids To Think 00:16:51 2016-12-10 04:00
Reducing US Police Shootings 00:16:55 2016-12-03 04:00
Cloud Catchers In Peru 00:15:47 2016-11-26 04:00
Cash Cards For Syrian Refugees 00:17:05 2016-11-19 04:00