From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Ellie Savage
April 2024
deer in grass

UK nature is in crisis. Last year, the State of Nature Report found that the UK was one of the most nature-depleted countries on the planet. Local Nature Recovery Strategies (LNRS) are one of the Government's flagship policies to reverse these trends and ensure that local areas in England are...

Adam Brighty
April 2024

The emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and atmospheric pollutants, such as nitrogen oxides and particulate matter, are intrinsically linked by the combustion of fuels. With the backdrop of the UK Climate Change Act, legally requiring the UK to reach net zero GHG emissions by 2050, as well as...

Kath O'Reilly
April 2024
Photo of rippling water

Wastewater-based epidemiology is the process of using wastewater to monitor levels of pathogens, chemicals and pharmaceuticals in a population and has a number of applications, including acting as an early warning system for outbreaks. Wastewater and environmental surveillance has been in use...

Elaine White
April 2024
photo of yellow digger over brown earth

This webinar series "A day in the life" will share stories and perspectives from environmental professionals working across specialisms and sectors. The series will highlight the breadth of environmental careers and the diversity of routes into the sector. This webinar is part of a subset of the...

Joseph Lewis
March 2024
ducklings looking optimistic about the future

This article is adapted from 'Transforming the planet: Our vision for the future of environmental science', which sets out a vision for the role of environmental science in facilitating the transition to a sustainable society.

In 2023, the IES’s Future of ES23 horizon scanning and...

Dr Mark Peckham
March 2024

This webinar introduced the findings of recent tests done to explore the impact of "defeat devices" fitted to diesel vehicles on air pollutant emissions.

Euro 6 diesel passenger vehicles (mostly fitted with 'SCR' catalysts to reduce their NOx emissions) have been common since 2014...


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