Terms searched: United Kingdom
7 Apr 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Key river basins that are particularly vulnerable include Taihu, Dong and Zhu in China; Danube and Rhine in Europe;Colorado and Upper Mississippi in the United States.
7 Apr 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
Sewage discharge into England and Wales rivers doubled in 2020. Storm overflows are associated with climate change.
24 Mar 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
OOSKAnews and Scotland, the Hydro Nation, brought together panelists for a discussion on different ways we value water.
View video footage.
Happy World Water Day, 2021!
17 Mar 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
STREAMING LIVE FROM 1.30 PM UK TIME TODAY!
In celebration of World Water Day 2021 (22 March), OOSKAnews, in collaboration with Scotland, the Hydro Nation is hosting a live-streamed aquaNOW Audience panel show: "Exploring the Non-Market Value of Water to Society".
aquaNOW Audiences are live-streamed interactive panel discussions engaging international water experts and Scottish expertise in global water-related challenges and solutions. The shows are produced by OOSKAnews in collaboration with the government of Scotland, the Hydro Nation.
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 STIRLING
Europeans spend more than £700 billion a year on recreational visits to water bodies – but perceived poor water quality costs almost £90bn in lost visits, a new study has found. The new research – led by a European collaboration involving the University of Stirling and the University of Exeter – used data from 11,000 visits across 14 different countries to analyse the economic value of water bodies, such as rivers, lakes, waterfalls, beaches and seaside promenades...
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...
16 Feb 2021 EXETER
A new study projects that summers across the continent will become drier for most of Europe through the century. Furthermore, human induced climate change is expected to increase the frequency of extremely dry conditions across all of Europe. The study analysed not only summer trends and extreme events through modelling rainfall changes, but also considers the effect of temperature warming via changes in evapotranspiration, following SSP2 4...