November 4th, 2015
Episode 541 of 1045 episodes
Shares in VW have dropped after it reported "irregularities" in carbon dioxide emissions levels, which could affect about 800,000 cars in Europe. John German from the International Council on Clean Transport assesses the likely impact of the latest revelations. Also in the programme, British energy firm Soco International has abandoned controversial plans to drill for oil in Africa's oldest national park. Peter Jones from the campaign group Global Witness and Christopher Wille at advisory group Control Risks offer us their thoughts. Our economic commentator Irwin Stelzer of the Hudson Institute assesses the news that China has been understating its coal consumption by hundreds of millions of tonnes a year. And with just 51 days to go until Christmas, we have a special report on what are likely to be this year's big toy hits.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay