From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Kartik Amrania
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
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
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 paper outlines the Government’s vision for post-CAP agricultural and environmental land management policy and seeks to collect the...

Stephanie Wray
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
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
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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