The share price of RWE AG - the German utility group - has risen sharply this week amid rumours that Guy Hands is planning to buy Thames Water for approximately £8 billion.
Oil giant Shell has come under attack from campaign group Friends of the Earth for its financial backing of an environmental photography competition.
A group of seven European industry associations has called on the European Commission and European Governments to take action to ensure full implementation of the 2003 Energy Performance in Buildings Directive.
Proposals for the European Union's latest environmental strategy published this week have been met with a lukewarm reception from campaigners.
An overwhelming majority of people favour the promotion of renewable energy sources and energy efficiency measures as the best ways to tackle climate change rather than restarting a nuclear power programme, a new poll has found.
A campaign that aims to turn the public on to recycling is set to return for its third year.
Belgian researchers have shown a definite link between exposure to industrial pollutant cadmium and the risk of contracting lung cancer, arguing that living in a heavily contaminated area is almost as dangerous as smoking.
Will Broad of Atkins says SUDS are a better alternative to conventional surface-water management
Governments are hard-wired to population growth for economic prosperity. But, asks CIWEM executive director, Nick Reeves, what is the environmental impact?
Recycled glass in wastewater treatment shows promise as a sustainable alternative to sand. Dr Nigel Horan of the University of Leeds and Mark Lowe of Aqua Enviro report
Kim Littlewood discusses WRc Group's project to examine the problem of fats, oils and greases (FOG) in sewers
Ed Bramley of Yorkshire Water and George Heywood of Tynemarch Systems Engineering describe UKWIR's work to develop a new measure of DWF
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