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21 Sep 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
Activists who strive to protect and promote human rights relating to the environment including land, water and air remain highly vulnerable across the world, facing increasing attacks over the course of past decade. 2020 set a new record.
3 Jun 2021 Nursultan
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to finance $80 Million USD refurbishment of wastewater treatment facilities at Kazakhstan's Atyrau oil refinery.
4 May 2021 LONDON
In a media interview, Frans Timmermans warns that sacrifices would be needed from the older generation to ensure that young people can live in a safe climate.
7 Apr 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
Sewage discharge into England and Wales rivers doubled in 2020. Storm overflows are associated with climate change.
17 Mar 2021 LONDON
England's water industry seeks public dialogue.
14 Mar 2021 LONDON
Imperial College, London research finds environmentally friendly, water efficient fire suppressant to suppress difficult-to-killdpeat fires.
12 Mar 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
The financial impact of water risk could amount to $301 Billion USD versus $55 Billion USD to address those risks, according to a new report.
6 Mar 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
The financial impact of water risk could amount to $301 Billion USD versus $55 Billion USD to address those risks, according to the 2020 Global Water Report issued 3 March by the CDP. The report also notes progress in water use, with two/thirds of the nearly 3,000 participating companies saying they are reducing or maintaining water withdrawals, while more than half are monitoring the quality of their wastewater discharges...
4 Mar 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
Two communities on the Niger Delta have won the right to sue Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) in English courts over decades of oil pollution that has damaged rivers, coastal areas and farmland as well as health, The UK Supreme Court overruled a previous Appeal Court finding that there was no real issue to be tried...
21 Feb 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
"Nature is our home. Good economics demands we manage it better,” said Cambridge University economist Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta on 2 February as he presented his highly anticipated review, "The Economics of Biodiversity". Water challenges feature high in the 600-page “Dasgupta Review”, which examines the economics of biodiversity and lays out a framework for a radical move away from economic thinking that measures progress in terms of global GDP...
16 Feb 2021 LONDON
Campaigners have called legislation designed to reduce water pollution caused by agriculture in England “useless” as data reveals there have been no prosecutions or fines issued despite regular documented breaches of the rules. The Environment Agency has documented 243 violations of the “farming rules for water” since they came into effect in April 2018...
27 Jan 2021 LONDON
An estimated 3,460 of the UK’s “high consequence” flood defences were in such a state of disrepair in 2020 they were deemed unfit for purpose, according to Environment Agency inspectors. A report based on freedom of information requests found that 6 per cent of the UK’s flood prevention barriers and embankments – or one in 20 – were judged to be in so poor a condition in 2019/20 as to be effectively useless, the consequence of years of battering by heavy rainfall.