From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Nick Flynn
Article
September 2013

environmental SCIENTIST | The EU - Red Tape or Green Governance? | August 2013


We need more Europe, not less” Angela Merkel proclaimed in 2012 to the annoyance of eurosceptics. She was speaking in the context of the global financial crisis, but a parallel...

Andrew Grieve
Blog
August 2013

“161 micrograms of ozone per meter cubed of air as an eight hour rolling mean”.


Sorry, how many microwhats per meter cubes of who? Yes you’re right; it needs some context, some supporting information, a bit of explanation. OK, well, what would you like to know? What is a microgram? What...

Daniel Gosling
Blog
July 2013

Urban development and regeneration in the UK commonly favours geographically defined and marketable projects over more dispersed investment throughout a city’s local high streets. The creation of new, branded urban centres (for shopping, recreation and premium residential) may be regarded by...

Simon Birkett
Article
June 2013

environmental SCIENTIST | Air Quality - should we have achieved more? | April 2013


Don’t drink the water and don’t breathe the air!”


I can still remember the brutal satire of the Tom Lehrer song ‘Pollution’1...

Dr Paula Owen
Blog
June 2013

Behaviour change interventions have so far had surprisingly limited success in motivating wider society into taking positive environmental actions. Despite constant bombardment of messages regarding melting ice caps, drowning polar bears and exceptional droughts, a significant majority of the...

Rose Bailey
Blog
June 2013

Urban areas have become a place of growing focus for the mitigation of climate change, and cities all over the world are increasingly engaging and acting where nations are failing to. As complex systems and places of concentrated  consumption, urban areas are acknowledged to have a significant...

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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.

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