From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Dominic Sheldon
Discussion paper
October 2014

The latest addition to our series of energy factsheets looks at a method not of energy generation, but for the disposal of waste products from the burning of fossil fuels: carbon capture and storage (CCS).  CCS involves capturing Carbon dioxide released from the burning of fossil fuels,...

Robert Ashcroft
Blog
October 2014

The five year term of the current European Commission officially draws to a close on the 31st October 2014.  As the EU policy cycle renews with the influx of new Commissioners, it is a good time to take stock, review the progress that has been made, and think about the challenges...

Fred Pearce
Article
August 2014

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environmental SCIENTIST | The Contentious Issue | April 2014


We hear a lot about how the world’s population is soaring. The human total has now exceeded seven billion people, more than four times the figure of a 100...

Simon Randall
Article
July 2014

11 Questions with Simon Randall of Hyder Consulting


Hyder LogoSimon Randall is Director of Hyder Consulting's Energy...

Dominic Sheldon
Discussion paper
June 2014

The latest in the Energy Factsheet series looks at ultra High Pressure High Temperature (uHPHT) oil and gas exploitation and how the recent budget will affect its deployment in the UK.


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James Montgomery
Article
June 2014

12 Questions with James Montgomery of Mott MacDonald


Mott MacDonaldJames Montgomery is the Director of Environmental Management Services for Mott MacDonald. He has a strong background in...

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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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