From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Joseph Lewis & Ethny Childs
Blog
March 2022

During the UN's COP26 Climate Change Summit, the IES published its landmark Manifesto for Transformative Change, setting out 54 recommendations for global climate action. The recommendations represent the voices of environmental scientists across disciplines, as well as the minimum level of...

Joseph Lewis
Blog
March 2022

Read the latest IES briefing paper on water policy and other policy issues related to water resources and systems. With a number of critical policy developments in environmental governance, punctuated by the Environment Act 2021, there are multiple opportunities for positive engagement with...

Jon Davies
Webinars
March 2022

The remediation of contaminated sites, and the productive reuse of marginal, derelict and vacant land, is often focused solely on built development or a return to agriculture. This is as a result of the traditional approaches to valuing land which prioritise built/manufactured capital over...

The IES
Webinars
March 2022

The environment sector was ranked the second least ethnically diverse in the UK in 2017, with just 3.1% of environment professionals identifying as any ethnicity other than White British, versus 19.9% in all other occupations. We believe there is a clear need for continued research, education...

Joseph Lewis
Blog
March 2022

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published the report of its Working Group 2, focussed on the vulnerability of socio-economic and natural systems to climate change. Following on from the Working Group 1 report published last year on the scientific basis of climate change...

Ethny Childs & Joseph Lewis
Article
February 2022

In Winter 2020, the IES laid out its plans for an ambitious workplan of activities in the run-up to COP26. These focussed on championing the work of professionals in the environmental sciences, promoting the work of experts and evidence around climate change and driving the transformational...

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