A piece by Kevin Grecksch of University of Oxford from The Conversation: Prolonged periods of intense heat affected large parts of the UK and Europe this summer. These conditions forced parts of the UK into an official drought, with restrictions on water use imposed for the first time since 2012. Despite recent autumnal weather, parts of the country remain […]

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The Environment Agency (EA) has been accused of allowing water firms to pollute England’s rivers, the BBC has reported. Whistleblowers said it ignored its duties and failed to stop firms pouring raw sewage into the country’s rivers. The claims feature in the film “SEVERN: the poisoning of Britain’s Amazon”.     However, the EA said […]

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The BBC reported that the Undertones singer Feargal Sharkey has made a surprise appearance at the Labour Party conference to make a speech on water pollution.   The environmental campaigner and Teenage Kicks singer says water companies are “profiteering” while every river in England is polluted, often by the industry itself. The rock band singer highlights […]

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