In this poignant and personal documentary Les Stroud and Sue Jamison, along with their two young children, share their experience leaving a world of electricity bills and water problems and going 'off the grid'.
Early in the 21st century, two facts are becoming impossible to ignore: oil is only going to get more expensive, and global warming traceable to our use of fossil fuels will impact civilization in ways that we're only beginning to grasp.
Life off the electricity grid, using renewable energy, with best selling author William "Bill" Kemp and his wife, living the good life with a low impact on the planet.
Dick Strawbridge and Jem Stansfield help a café in England's historic Bath deliver lunch to customers without adding to the city's smog and congestion. Air-powered mopeds might be the answer.
Eco-engineers Dick Strawbridge and Jem Stansfield are down on the farm in rural England and must tame a fuel-guzzling monster by turning cow manure into natural gas.
Eco-engineers Dick Strawbridge and Jem Stansfield must make England's most remote youth hostel completely energy self-sufficient.
Eco-engineers Dick Strawbridge and Jem Stansfield visit a traditional ranch in Spain. To convert it to renewable energy, they must overcome extreme heat and push their mechanical skills to the limit.
Eco-engineers Dick Strawbridge and Jem Stansfield tackle Venice's polluted waterways by creating a solar powered ferry for tourists and an electric speed boat for the speed-hungry Venetians.