YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN A new report sheds light on water pollution in U.K. waterways. New data finds that 2020 was the deadliest year on record for environmental activists around the world. Incarcerated women in New York complain that their drinking water has been contaminated after Hurricane Ida. Regional threats spurred by climate change have become […]
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The Global Rundown The United Kingdom experiences its driest May and sunniest spring on record. An independent review of water quality in Dayton, Ohio, remains suspended due to Covid-19. Kenya hopes to help alleviate cyclical floods and droughts by building a series of dams. A report warns that chemicals used in fracking could endanger rivers […]
Last month was the wettest February ever recorded in the United Kingdom, and more rain is expected over the next week.
The Global Rundown Hundreds of flood warnings are in place in England, Wales, and Scotland as Storm Dennis brings severe weather to the UK. California once again wobbles on the edge of drought. An Iowa company hoping to withdraw and send 2 billion gallons of water to the western United States pulls its permit request. […]
The Global Rundown The River Seine overflows its bank amid heavy rainfall, halting normal transportation in Paris, France. The end of a cold snap brings rains and flooding throughout the United Kingdom. The U.S. Supreme Court rules that cases litigating the Clean Water Act should be heard in federal district courts. Industry experts warn that […]
The Global Rundown Water utilities in the United Kingdom are owed more than ever before, with outstanding charges reaching more than $US 3 billion. Mexico’s state oil company announced plans to jointly invest millions in water storage and treatment projects, and a U.S. federal judge ordered a part-owner of the oil well involved in the […]
While both federal and local government budgets for flood defenses dwindle, the United Kingdom’s government is spending large amounts of money on policies that are counterproductive to flood control, the Guardian reported. Agricultural subsidies that require farmers to keep their land bare of trees, increasing runoff, are just one example of such policies. Africa Improving […]
In the United Kingdom, the depletion of natural resources and water issues are regarded as two serious environmental issues.
The Global Rundown Drillers in the Permian Basin, a major United States oil field, struggle to dispose of fracking wastewater. Urgent changes are needed to salvage Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin plan, according to the project’s Productivity Commission. Portugal attracts drought-stricken farmers to its lush Alqueva reservoir. The death toll from floods in India this year nears […]
a The Global Rundown A large sum of federal money aimed at improving drinking water systems in the United States has not been spent. The United Nations adopted a new set of global goals to improve human and environmental well-being. The United Kingdom said it will pledge billions to help developing countries address climate change. […]
The Global Rundown A large sum of federal money aimed at improving drinking water systems in the United States has not been spent. The United Nations adopted a new set of global goals to improve human and environmental well-being. The United Kingdom said it will pledge billions to help developing countries address climate change. Floods […]