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.
Thunder, lightning, fire and floods have been wreaking havoc across the globe this month. The extreme weather has now displaced thousands and led to catastrophic loss of life.
The executive director of the International Energy Agency hopes the UK government will bear in mind its global reputation on climate ahead of a decision on whether to approve drilling on a new North Sea oil field.
The UK is preparing to host the UN climate conference, COP26, later this year. But the UK government faces questions of its own about the use of fossil fuels.
A report published today on a plan for a national food strategy did not just deal with what we eat, but also how we produce it in a sustainable way.
The government has announced that the sale of new diesel lorries is to be banned from 2040, as part of its transport decarbonisation plan.
Not a single one of England’s nine water and sewerage companies has managed to meet environmental targets set by the regulator.
For supporters of Biomass, it is a vital tool in helping the UK switch away from fossil fuels. Biomass involves burning energy crops or waste timber in power stations that used to burn coal.
A senior ExxonMobil lobbyist, captured on camera by Greenpeace UK’s Unearthed, has claimed that the company “manufactures” and “uses” controversial so-called “forever chemicals” and is working to delay a ban on their use.
A senior ExxonMobil lobbyist has been captured on camera revealing how the oil giant is using its power and influence to water down US climate legislation.
Any day now final judgement is expected in Edinburgh on the first of three possible launch pads for space rockets in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. The issue is divisive – bringing industrialists, crofters, bureaucrats and naturalists to court as planning permission for one project in Sutherland comes under judicial review. Credits: Lucia Walker…
It is their harshest language yet. The government’s own advisory body on climate change has accused ministers of being shockingly unprepared for the climate crisis and failing to listen to its advice.
For all the grand promises from world leaders to tackle climate change, actually meeting those pledges involves far more than planting a few million trees.
When we throw away our rubbish, it’s never really “away”, it’s just out of sight.
Now – it’s been the warmest day of the year so far and the combination of sunshine and easing of lockdown restrictions has drawn many people to the countryside – determined to take full advantage of the Bank holiday weekend. But there’s a downside: a tsunami of litter – as staycationing Brits treat their country’s…
Turtle doves are on the brink of extinction, but some European countries seem unwilling to stop shooting them.