President Biden has signed an order that means the US will return to the global fight against climate change. He is also committed to 100% clean electricity by 2035. The new administration will also protect “biodiversity, slowing extinction rates and helping leverage natural climate solutions by conserving 30% of America’s lands and waters by 2030”. […]

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With river levels remaining high in the wake of Storm Christoph and subsequent snowfall, it has emerged that  swathes of England’s vital flood defences are ‘almost useless’. An investigation by Unearthed found that thousands of England’s vital flood defences were in such a state of ruin last year they would fail to protect communities from extreme […]

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From Defra A joint industry-government group established last year to tackle river pollution has today (22 January) agreed a new objective to prevent damage from storm overflows. The Storm Overflows Taskforce – made up of Defra, the Environment Agency, Ofwat, Consumer Council for Water, Blueprint for Water and Water UK – has agreed to set […]

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