Alex is the longest-serving on-screen journalist on C4 News since the channel began. In more than 25 years he's covered over 20 wars; led major investigations and continues to front the programme from around the world.
His journalism has won several BAFTA and EMMY awards; two New York Film and TV Awards and in 2011/12 he was named TV Journalist of the Year by the Royal Television Society.
He's written two books about the 1991 Gulf War and a travelogue about cycling across India.
He has been External Examiner at Cardiff and currently Bournemouth Schools of Journalism and is Honorary Fellow in Journalism at Falmouth School of Journalism.
Across the UK, one in seven birds are now endangered and that is the setup the coming COP26 will need to address, as well as tackling the climate crisis, it also has to look at the depletion and extinction of some species.
The Vjosa is one of the last major free flowing rivers in Europe – an unspoilt wilderness that can’t be found anywhere else on the continent.
The government has announced a rapid acceleration in its targets to reduce greenhouse emissions.
They’re essential to the future of our environment and the fight against climate change, but a new report warns that the UK’s native woodlands have reached a crisis point, with just a handful in good condition. The survey, by the Woodland Trust, has identified a range of threats, from development to pollution and imported pests…
The Duke of Edinburgh spent much of his retirement at Wood Farm in Sandringham, where he had taken overall charge of managing the entire estate since 1952 and put conservation at the heart of his efforts.
Yorkshire is quite literally going back to its roots – with the biggest tree planting operation ever undertaken in England going on right now. A third of Broughton Hall estate near Skipton will be returned to nature.
Tens of thousands of people, like teenager Shashikala from Sri Lanka, died from poisoning by a lethal pesticide made in the UK. Hundreds of secret documents and a whistleblower raise questions about whether manufacturer Syngenta put profit before people.
When we want to know how well economies are doing, there’s one measure that’s been used around the world for more than three quarters of a century – GDP. But in the face of looming climate catastrophe, is there a better way to assess the state of our economies? The United Nations is voting on…
The National Trust outlined a ‘hazard map’ which shows how 30% of their heritage sites are at risk from the impacts of climate change like flooding.
With time running out in a climate crisis, what did Rishi Sunak actually deliver today to put the UK on track to carbon zero by 2050?
The UN warns the commitments of countries across the globe to tackle global warming are ‘nowhere close’ targets.
The electricity generator Drax has scrapped controversial plans to build Europe’s largest gas power plant at its North Yorkshire site.
Today the UN Security Council discussed climate change, with the Prime Minister telling delegates that the rising global temperature poses a real threat to global security.
Some of Scotland’s leading football clubs have been urged to apologise and pay compensation for historical child sex abuse stretching back to the 1970s. An independent report, commissioned by the Scottish Football Association, heard accounts from dozens of victims involving abuse by coaches, team officials and scouts. It says the young players were badly let…
Some of the most vulnerable people in the UK can’t access tens of millions of pounds of their own money.