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Ethny Childs
August 2021

In the run-up to COP26, the IES has been hosting a number of discussions and events exploring six key themes in our STAGES on the road to COP26. 


We have just wrapped up the latest theme: Green Society. This fourth stage investigated the ways that society needs to change for a...

Joseph Lewis, Ethny Childs
August 2021

Now that the COP15 UN Biodiversity Conference has been delayed for a third time due to the ongoing pandemic, questions remain about what this will mean for key efforts to protect biodiversity and nature worldwide. The IES has been championing the importance of transformative action on a global...

Joseph Lewis
June 2021

We are already half-way through 2021, and the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) is still not here. Many of the delays in its creation could perhaps have been avoided. The expectations many had last year about the speed of Parliamentary processes were not met, partly due to uncontrollable...

Erica Powell
June 2021
Children are most vulnerable to the impacts of air pollution

Earlier this year a landmark decision was made when a nine-year-old girl become the first person in the UK to have air pollution listed as a cause of death. Ella Kissi-Debrah “died of asthma contributed to by exposure to excessive air...

Ethny Childs
May 2021

In the run-up to COP26, the IES has been hosting a number of discussions and events exploring six key themes in our STAGES on the road to COP26. 


Our third theme was on adaptation, and in particular, the fundamental role of nature-based solutions in meeting climate ambitions,...

Ethny Childs
April 2021

Our latest Land Condition Early Careers Network event, held in collaboration with The Society for Remediation Practitioners in the UK (RemSoc), saw lively discussion on the key considerations needed when building conceptual site models, arguably one of the most important dynamic tools in a...

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