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Joseph Lewis
February 2021

At the end of 2020, the IES set out the work we will be doing ahead of COP26 to bring together expert voices on climate science. Across six themed discussions, the IES is using its platform to generate conversations and to clarify key areas of consensus and conflict which will need to be...

Gaia Marini
February 2021

The 11th February is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The day recognises the critical role that women and girls play in addressing the major challenges of our time through their active contributions in the fields of science and technology.

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Scott Xavi Gudrich
February 2021

February represents LGBT+ History Month in the United Kingdom. This is an important opportunity to learn about the history of those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Non-Binary and all other genders and sexual orientations within the Queer community. During February, we will...

Joseph Lewis
December 2020

Yesterday, hundreds of people came together at the IES’ annual Burntwood Lecture #Burntwood2020 to listen to this year’s guest speaker, Professor Jim Skea of IPCC Working Group III and Professor of Sustainable Energy at Imperial College London. Professor Skea kicked off the event with a short...

Joseph Lewis
October 2020

If you are on a train about to crash over the edge of a cliff, jumping off can seem like a drastic course of action. The alternative is much worse. The transformative change we need to alleviate environmental crises may also seem drastic, but it is just as essential. It is also urgent: once you’...

Danielle Kopecky
August 2020

Over recent months, the environmental sector has been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Both the economic and operational impacts of the pandemic have forced many businesses to consider the possibility of redundancies, leaving many in the sector facing an uncertain future....