From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Michael Groves
October 2015
environmental SCIENTIST | Our common urban future | August 2015
With cities generating around 80 per cent of global GDP, there is justifiable interest in the application of smart technologies that improve transport and urban services, resource efficiency and citizen engagement...
Martin Williams
From the archive
September 2015
As diesel emissions are now all over the news, thanks to the defeat device scandal which has been unearthed at Volkswagon in the USA (with implications for Europe also), we take a look back into the environmental SCIENTIST archive. For some time air quality scientists have been pointing out...
Robert Ashcroft
August 2015
August each year brings exam results for thousands of A-Level and GCSE students around the country. Our congratulations go out to all of those who have received their results, and with UCAS reporting record numbers of university places being accepted (since the cap on student numbers has been...
Adam Donnan
July 2015
Last month the IES published its annual membership survey.  The majority of the questions were seeking quantitative responses and these were included in the report. However, the survey also includes a number of free text boxes for members to comment on services and to make general comments on...
Carolyn Roberts
June 2015
Are you thinking about innovation in your work as a business or member of a research group? Do you have a good idea for an innovative product or service? Innovate UK, formerly known as the Technology Strategy Board, is a major funder of applied research and development by UK industry and...
Robert Epsom
June 2015
Ricardo-AEA has recently completed the 2015 update of UK Government Conversion Factors for Company Reporting (greenhouse gas (GHG) conversion factors). The latest conversion factors are available via an online tool.
What are the changes?

A notable change to the factors this...


Getting to the heart of an issue

On these pages our authors, graphic designers and scientists provide in depth analysis of news stories, topical issues and emerging science.

A wide range of analysis will appear on this page, but two of our main themes for 2015 will be:

  • The Ecosystem Approach in practice; and
  • The environment's place in the political landscape.

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

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