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  • 24 Mar 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A new Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) report indicates that 75 Percent of Corporations identify water risk exposure as being “substantive”. Over 75 Percent report exposure related to physical issues such as increasing scarcity and
  • 19 Mar 2019- 06:56 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News Within 25 years England will not have enough water to meet demand, the head of the Environment Agency is warning. The impact of climate change, combined with population growth, means the country is facing an "existential threat",
  • 18 Mar 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report LONDON Utility Week Plans to ship water from the north to the south of England are being worked on by the industry across three regions, MPs have been told. Trevor Bishop, organisational development director at the Water Resources South East (WRSE) group of
  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States Senate approved a War Powers Resolution this week to end United States invvolvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands and caused widespread starvation. Attacks by the Saudi
  • 26 Feb 2019- 10:10 by Local Press Report LONDON Oil Price A deal between Tullow Oil and local Kenyan authorities that would allow the oil company to pump water for the wells and that would be crucial to the final investment decision for Kenya’s first and currently only oil project could be pushed
  • 11 Feb 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report BRISTOL Physics World The US imports 15% of its food, much of it from Mexico. Now a study shows that America’s appetite for fresh salad, winter strawberries and the like is resulting in parched aquifers, dry rivers and salty soil across large swathes of
  • 28 Jan 2019- 07:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARDIFF, United Kingdom New research suggests that future generations could be faced with an environmental “time bomb” as it could take up to 100 years for groundwater systems to respond to climate change. "Global patterns and dynamics of climate
  • 3 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research describes how climate-change-related extreme weather events in 2018 affected every populated continent causing injury and displacement of millions and costing billions of dollars. The report, released by Christian Aid
  • 27 Nov 2018- 07:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The United Kingdom has released its most comprehensive projections yet of how climate could change over the next century. The UK Met Office’s Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18) which were launched November 26 by Environment
  • 26 Nov 2018- 09:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent London, United Kingdom A United Kingdom emergency contingency plan has warned that a so-called “no-deal Brexit”, whereby the UK leaves the European Union without an agreed exit deal, could trigger a clean water shortage “within days”. The Mail on Sunday
  • 23 Oct 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Urgent efforts by corporates, investors, governments and NGOs to deliver sustainable, bankable freshwater projects are required to deliver improved water security, create financial value and enhance the health of the world’s river
  • 25 Sep 2018- 07:58 by Local Press Report LONDON The Independent Water companies, government bodies and environmental groups have warned that the extreme weather this summer could lead to a drought in spring next year. The National Drought Group (NDG), which is made up of various water and
  • 11 Sep 2018- 11:52 by Local Press Report LONDON Utility Week Nine of the UK’s water companies have, along with 20 NGOs, joined together to create a set of “shared principles” to improve the health of the environment. The shared principles announced today on 10 September include: greater
  • 8 Sep 2018- 11:00 by Local Press Report HUNTINGDON BBC News Anglian Water has announced plans to invest £6.5 billion in its network to combat future "extreme weather challenges". Chief Executive Officer Peter Simpson said the money would be used to ensure supplies despite the likelihood
  • 21 Aug 2018- 09:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar is to visit the United Kingdom and other European countries to speak to expat Pakistanis about water scarcity in the country and discuss fundraising for dam building in Pakistan from

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