From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Duane Ager & William Pope
Article
February 2017

Our February 2016 edition of the environmental SCIENTIST Growing in space: Science beyond the biosphere sparked our members’ interest. On a related issue, we recently received a...

Jonny Hazell
Article
February 2017

environmental SCIENTIST | Quadrophilia: How decentralisation has helped the environment | November 2016


For a subject that is far from the top of the Westminster Government’s in-tray, waste and resources policy has proved a surprisingly hot topic for the Scottish and...

Simon Pascoe
Video
December 2016

Since the EU referendum result was announced, focus within the sector has been on how Brexit may affect the environment in terms of legislation and regulation. There has been less focus on a vital area for environmental scientists; what happens to science ...

Chris Walkinshaw
Blog
December 2016

The widespread pollution of our marine environment by waste plastics has become a familiar feature of our everyday lives. Go on a walk along the beach anywhere from the UK to the most remote pacific islands,...

Robert Ashcroft
Blog
November 2016

Although the days preceding Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Statement were characterised by a series of leaks and early announcements, as the Government’s first formal budget update since the...

Andrea Crump
Video
November 2016

Circular economy is an alternative to the traditional linear model in which products are made, used and disposed of. In contrast, the circular economy model aims to recognise value and eliminate waste by maintaining products, using them for longer, and using waste from one product to maintain...

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Getting to the heart of the issue

On these pages researchers, professionals and members of the IES team provide in depth analysis of news stories, topical issues and emerging science.

A wide range of analysis will appear on this page, but our main themes for 2017 will include:

  • Environmental policy after Brexit 

​If you feel you can contribute to these themes, please get in touch.

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