The comic, raconteur and TV presenter has again been touring the globe looking for sustainable projects in Global Radar: The New World – driving green DeLorean cars, microwaving alligator fat for biofuel and exploring Peruvian potato farms.
Are these shows an extension of “think global, act local”?
There’s a globality to them – if that’s a word – and it’s local as well. So many people, globally and locally, complain about things. We find people who see a problem, a resource that someone else has considered superfluous, and have gone, “We think there’s something we can actually do about that.”
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