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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....

Jim Tough
August 2020

In June 2019, the UK became the first major economy to bring into law targets to end its contribution to global warming by 2050. In line with this commitment, within the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) logistic support element, Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), there is a drive to achieve...

Lynn King
July 2020

Are you passionate about encouraging the next generation to consider a career in environmental science? Becoming a school governor could help you and your organisation to better understand schools, whilst also providing some valuable personal and professional development from...

Joseph Lewis
June 2020

Following the launch of the IES’ five principles for a science-led Green Recovery at the start of June, we have been continuing to look at the big challenges and opportunities to build back better, and what we can learn from a broad and interdisciplinary approach as we scrutinise emerging plans...

Ethny Childs & Rhiannon Humphreys
June 2020
Why work in the environmental sector?  

The environmental sector is at the forefront of addressing global challenges, with environmental professionals and scientists playing an integral role in the transition to a sustainable society. This sense of purpose gives those working in the...