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12 06 2023 | 09:50

30 water treatment works released 11bn litres of raw sewage in a year, study suggests

Eleven billion litres of raw sewage were discharged from a sample of 30 water company treatment works in one year, new research suggests. The study aimed to reveal the volume of discharged effluent…

31 05 2023 | 07:51

‘The whole thing stinks’: water firms to pay £15bn to shareholders as customers foot sewage bill

English water companies will pay an estimated £14.7bn in dividends by the end of this decade, while making customers pay for new investment to stem the tide of sewage pollution in seas and rivers,…

29 11 2022 | 08:31

Over 20,000 died in western Europe’s summer heatwaves, figures show

This year’s temperatures would have been virtually impossible without climate crisis, scientists say More than 20,000 people died across western Europe in this summer’s heatwaves, in temperatures…

27 08 2022 | 06:24

Sizewell C nuclear plant approval faces legal challenge

Campaigners have begun a legal challenge against the government’s decision to give the Sizewell C nuclear power station the go-ahead amid warnings that UK nuclear plants will be on the frontline of…

17 08 2022 | 16:02

‘It’s a human rights issue’: young adults take Portugal climate crisis to court

Cláudia Agostinho has been going to Pedrogao beach since she was a child. Back then it was a stretch of silver white sand sandwiched between pine trees and sea.

26 05 2022 | 06:58

UK nuclear power stations’ decommissioning cost soars to £23.5bn

The cost of decommissioning the UK’s seven ageing nuclear power stations has nearly doubled to £23.5bn and is likely to rise further, the public accounts committee has said. The soaring costs of…

02 04 2022 | 10:40

Push for new UK nuclear plants lacks facility for toxic waste, say experts

UK only in early stages of finding permanent site for underground storage of hazardous spent fuel. As Boris Johnson prepares a new push for nuclear power, the £131bn problem of how to safely dispose…

18 11 2019 | 16:13

Greta Thunberg effect' driving growth in carbon offsetting.

NGOs report fourfold increases in investments in carbon-reducing projects in developing countries. Growing concern about the climate crisis and the “Greta Thunberg effect” are driving huge increases…