From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Kartik Amrania
Video
May 2018

Located between the Bank of England and St Paul’s Cathedral, Bloomberg’s new European headquarters is the world’s highest BREEAM-rated office building to date, providing approximately 1.1 million square feet of sustainable office space.


High sustainability standards were...

Jo House
Video
May 2018

Human activity in the land sector, such as deforestation and agriculture, is currently responsible for around 10% of carbon dioxide emissions and a third of all greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, the land is a natural sink for CO2, taking up around a third of all anthropogenic CO2...

Robert Ashcroft
Blog
April 2018

In February, the Government published a consultation paper entitled Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit. This...

Stephanie Wray
Video
March 2018

Science communication is a skill that many scientists find difficult, but it's one of the most important. Many experts struggle to simplify their own knowledge and make it digestible for people to understand. It is crucial that science is accessible, especially when aiming for specific...

Dr David Viner, Anna Tuddenham
Video
March 2018

With global temperatures rising, acute weather events are presenting a fundamental challenge to societies and businesses around the world. Climate change poses an increasing threat to global social and economic infrastructure. Climate resilience is the capacity of a system to absorb...

Simon Eden, Patricia Gill
Article
March 2018

environmental SCIENTIST | Challenging perceptions in land condition | February 2018


The mention of asbestos often strikes fear in the thoughts of many people, including professionals in the construction industry, their clients, and members of the general public....

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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
  • The new IES strategy
  • Diversity & inclusion

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

Who to contact

Paddy Fowler

Publications Officer

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