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.
We spoke to the designer Wayne Hemingway, an adviser to the Mayor of London on housing and design and a former chair of Building for Life, and Chris Thompson, managing director of Citu, the developers of the Climate Innovation District in Leeds.
Dozens of people have been arrested after Insulate Britain protesters blocked roads again today. Their now month-long campaign of direct action may be infuriating motorists, but do they have a point?
The president of the COP26 summit, Alok Sharma, has warned the world’s major polluters they must “step up” and take action or the world will face a “climate catastrophe”.
Another 24 countries have joined the global pact to slash methane emissions by the end of the decade.
The COP26 summit in Glasgow kicks off at the end of this month, in the midst of a global pandemic, when the climate already seems to be tipping over into crisis. So what should we expect and why is it all so crucial?
Palm oil executives have been caught on camera apparently admitting to human rights abuses in Papua New Guinea (PNG), home to the world’s third largest rainforest, linking global brands to deforestation and child labour.
Millions of people face hefty energy bill rises as the energy regulator’s latest price cap came into force today in England, Scotland and Wales, amid soaring wholesale gas prices.
With the upcoming COP26 climate summit there was some good news from China, which announced that it will no longer be involved in new coal power projects overseas.
With just seven weeks until the critical COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, the government is yet to pass its flagship post-Brexit green legislation.
They crossed the Channel from Calais without papers in small boats 6,000 years ago.
The developers behind controversial plans to drill for oil in the Cambo oil field have said work will now not start until 2022.
Protesters blocked one of London’s busiest junctions by plonking a large pink table there at the start of two weeks of planned demonstrations by Extinction Rebellion.
Hydrogen is our most abundant element and emits just water when it’s burned, so it could well play a role in helping us to reach net zero.
The Taliban are reported to have a saying: “You have the watches, we have the time”. They have waited patiently to return to power in Afghanistan, and for the patience and will of their enemies to run out. But have they changed in that time?
So what strategy can the international community now grasp from the wreckage of comprehensive defeat.