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By Liz Stephens Climate change and population growth will mean increased pressures on how much water is available, a report concluded today. The news comes as the Met Office issued its first heatwave alert of the summer with temperatures expected to hit 32C by the middle of the week. The independent Review of Charging for… Read more »

Higher energy costs will be a hard sell to the public
Energy bills ‘too low’ say Royal Society

By Liz Stephens If the UK is to have any chance of developing new green technologies, consumers will need to pay more for energy, a group of leading scientists and engineers has said. The Royal Society study, which was published today, also calls for the government to prioritise research into alternative energies, calling current climate… Read more »