From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Robert Ashcroft
Blog
May 2016

The European Union (EU) is currently the topic on everybody’s lips in the UK. More specifically, the 23rd June’s referendum on whether the UK should remain a member. There has been much discussion about the potential implications of ‘Brexit’, ranging from the mundane to the sensational, but...

Thomas Graham
Article
February 2016

environmental SCIENTIST | Growing in Space: Science Beyond the Biosphere | February 2016


The flow of scientific and technological advances from spaceflight research and development to Earth-based applications is both varied and substantial...

Carolyn Roberts and Robert Ashcroft
Article
February 2016

environmental SCIENTIST | The Impact of Environmental Science Research | November 2015


The theme of research impact was extensively discussed in the November 2015 issue...

Dominic Sheldon
Blog
February 2016

The day after George Osborne published the 2015 Autumn Statement, an announcement to the London Stock Exchange declared something unexpected: the £1bn ring-fenced capital budget for a Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) competition would no longer be available. This funding was to demonstrate CCS...

Jimi Irwin
Blog
February 2016

The everyday – those familiar things which we take for granted without considering how they connect with, and depend on, nature. In his new book Mark Everard explores these connections and, along the way, provides a wealth of fascinating facts. Here ecology is interpreted broadly and the book...

Robert Ashcroft
Blog
December 2015

Science and the environmental movement

The environmental movement as we know it today developed in the 1960s and 70s, as awareness grew of the damage pollution could cause, and scientists began to recognise the growing pressure human populations and activities were...

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