June 10th, 2010
03:15 PM ET
June 10th, 2010
11:47 AM ET

Fix it: Bill Nye on oil disaster suggestions

CNN is featuring ideas from iReporters and experts alike on how to help fix the oil disaster on TV. We're taking a closer look at which ones might actually work.

Bill Nye, the infamous "Science Guy" talks to CNN's Kyra Phillips today about the latest slew of ideas coming from experts, celebrities, viewers and readers of his web site and why solving the problem may not be as easy as people think - because the pressure below the ocean is much higher than anything we would experience in real life.

iReport: Have an idea on how to fix the oil disaster? Send your ideas

You can check out all of the ideas submitted so far on the blog and if you’ve got a solution to share, you can upload your video to CNN iReport.

Send the government your ideas

June 10th, 2010
09:58 AM ET
June 9th, 2010
12:18 PM ET
June 9th, 2010
09:27 AM ET

Fix it: Your latest oil disaster solutions

As BP tries various methods to stop the oil disaster scientists, students and imaginative amateurs have suggested ways to stop or clean up the Gulf oil disaster in the days and weeks after the oil rig explosion that killed 11 workers and started the biggest environmental disaster in U.S. history.

CNN is featuring ideas from iReporters and experts alike on TV and taking a closer look at which ones might actually work. iReport: Have an idea on how to fix the oil disaster? Send your ideas

Here is one of your latest suggestions:

You can check out all of the ideas submitted so far on the blog and if you’ve got a solution to share, you can upload your video to CNN iReport.

Send the government your ideas


June 8th, 2010
01:59 PM ET

Fix it: Oil disaster solutions from the nation

Scientists, students and imaginative amateurs have suggested ways to stop or clean up the Gulf oil disaster in the days and weeks after the oil rig explosion that killed 11 workers and started the biggest environmental disaster in U.S. history.

As BP tried various methods to stop the spill, ideas and possible solutions started to appear on CNN iReport and are now being featured on TV. They include using different kind of tubes to plug the gushing oil to sprinkling sand or dishwashing detergent on the oil.

iReport: Have an idea on how to fix the oil disaster? Send your ideas

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