Environment

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England’s water firms respond to investigation into role of global investors
Guardian analysis reveals more than 70% of English water industry in foreign ownership

Sandra Laville Environment correspondent

30, Nov, 2022 @2:30 PM

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‘You’ll have to talk to the UK staff’: can global water investors be held to account?
Will Malaysia’s YTL, US-based BlackRock and Hong Kong’s CK Hutchison Holdings answer questions about environmental damage?

Lorcan Lovett in Malaysia, Dominic Rushe in New York, and Sum Lok-kei in Hong Kong

30, Nov, 2022 @2:30 PM

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Water company fines in England to be used for environmental improvements
Minister confirms pollution penalties will be ringfenced for environment rather than going to Treasury

Sandra Laville

30, Nov, 2022 @10:19 AM

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BBC’s new Trawlermen series fails to address sustainability, says coalition
Show omits massive challenges to the industry posed by climate crisis, bycatch and bottom trawling, claims Our Seas alliance of 135 organisations

Karen McVeigh

30, Nov, 2022 @9:40 AM

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Giving up on 1.5C climate target would be gift to carbon boosters, says IEA head
Exclusive: Fatih Birol says claims that limit is dead are ‘factually incorrect and politically very wrong’

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

30, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Discovered in the deep: is this the world’s longest animal?
A submersible off the coast of Western Australia chanced upon a 45-metre-long deep-sea siphonophore arranged in a feeding spiral, trailing its deadly tentacles

Helen Scales

30, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Country diary: Barn owls make the best listeners | Anita Roy
Smeatharpe, Devon: Pristine plumage, with a beak like rose marble – to be so close to this bird is astonishing

Anita Roy

30, Nov, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Tyre Extinguishers deflate tyres of 900 SUVs in ‘biggest ever action’
The climate activists claim to have targeted 4x4 owners in eight European and US cities

Damien Gayle

29, Nov, 2022 @6:28 PM

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Just Stop Oil activist jailed for six months for M25 disruption
Magistrate reportedly speaks of using Jan Goodey’s case as a ‘deterrent’ during court proceedings

Damien Gayle

29, Nov, 2022 @6:10 PM

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Energy suppliers risk failing with taxpayers’ cash onboard, Centrica chief warns
Chris O’Shea said the government handing energy companies money in advance presents a big risk

Alex Lawson

29, Nov, 2022 @4:43 PM

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Air pollution linked to almost a million stillbirths a year
First global analysis follows discovery of toxic pollution particles in lungs and brains of foetuses

Damian Carrington Environment editor

29, Nov, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Big polluters given almost €100bn in free carbon permits by EU
Free allowances ‘in direct contradiction with the polluter pays principle’, WWF report says

Damian Carrington Environment editor

29, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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