Catch “Changemakers: Asia” on Discovery

Discovery Channel is airing “Changemakers: Asia”, a three-part series that puts the spotlight on Asia, and takes a look at some of the issues and innovative projects emerging from the region that will help combat climate change and global warming. The series looks at three important areas — Energy, Waste and Lifestyle — in the fight against climate change, and explores the extraordinary work of Asia’s trailblazers.

Lifestyle which will be aired on September 29 at 8 p.m., which sheds light on the green home of the future. In India, an engineer guides us around his self-sustaining and eco-friendly home, and a company develops a way of cooling server centres intelligently.

A Japanese dreams of technology that saves the world, and a complicated Japanese gizmo allows us to generate clean power within the comforts of our home.

In Taiwan, a tribe of aboriginal people leads the way in eco-tourism; a Taiwanese scientist has come up with a miraculous combo-glass that insulates skyscrapers from the tropical heat yet generates electricity for the building from the sunlight.