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COMING UP: TUESDAY, 30 MAY, 2006
If... The Oil Runs Out
Cheap oil has fuelled our global economy for 100 years. But what happens if supply can no longer keep up with soaring demand?
Oil: Facts behind the fiction
Welcome to IF, current affairs drama-documentaries on BBC Two
Behind the scenes...
How the first programme of the series took shape
SUNDAY, 26 JUNE, 2005
If... We Stop Giving Aid to Africa
Some say charity is killing Africa. But what would really be the effect on the continent if all aid ceased?
THURSDAY, 31 MARCH, 2005
If... The Toxic Timebomb Goes Off
As we run out of facilities to deal with waste, organised crime is threatening to create an environmental crisis.
MONDAY, 21 MARCH, 2005
If... TV Goes Down The Tube
What happens when television's moral boundaries are pushed and a corrupt "e-democracy" takes over?
WEDNESDAY, 12 JANUARY, 2005
If... Drugs Were Legal
Would drug legalisation really reduce crime overall, and would it make recreational drug use any safer?
WEDNESDAY, 22 DECEMBER, 2004
If... We Could Stop The Violence
Could - and should - people's physiological predisposition to violent behaviour ever be managed by the state?
THURSDAY, 16 DECEMBER, 2004
If... Cloning Could Cure Us
Will new stem cell therapy techniques spark a medical revolution, or are we playing recklessly with life itself?
Why we need to think radically about the future
Your thoughts and comments on the series
How to get copies of the programme and other queries
FROM THE PREVIOUS SERIES
WEDNESDAY, 10 MARCH, 2004
If... The Lights Go Out
Is Britain at risk of a power cut as seen recently in the US and, if so, why?
WEDNESDAY, 17 MARCH, 2004
If... Things Don't Get Better
By 2014 the gap between rich and poor means hostility is growing on both sides.
WEDNESDAY, 24 MARCH, 2004
If... The Generations Fall Out
The baby boomers had it good but will the next generation pay the price?
WEDNESDAY, 31 MARCH, 2004
If... Women Ruled The World
As women's roles continue to change, what might a world run by them be like?
WEDNESDAY, 7 APRIL, 2004
If... We Don't Stop Eating
In the grip of an obesity epidemic, how will Britain cope with a public health crisis?
Day Britain Stopped
Could the UK's transport system collapse entirely?
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