From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Emma Fenton
January 2013

As part of the IES' ongoing exploration of the use of Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act we asked Robin Graham, Contaminated Land Officer from South Ribble Borough Council to share his opinions of the legislation. This...

Emma Fenton
January 2013

Justin Taberham is Director of Policy at CIWEM. He shares his thoughts on Part 2A of the EPA below.

Under Part 2A land is Contaminated when either Significant Harm (SH) or the Significant Possibility of Significant Harm (SPOSH) or the Pollution of Controlled Waters...

Phil Holmes
December 2012

As part of the IES' commitment to creating original, though-provoking content, research and commentary relevant to the environmental science sector, we have launched a new Analysis section of the website. This new platform is aimed at members and other interested readers and will help...

Clare Wilkinson, Emma Weitkamp
December 2012

environmental SCIENTIST | Communicating Environmental Science | October 2012

Clare Wilkinson and Emma Weitkamp give guidance on how best to communicate with policy-makers.

In recent years environmental scientists and researchers have been increasingly...

Emma Fenton
December 2012

In the August 2012 edition of the environmental SCIENTIST Valerie Fogleman asked whether or not Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act (EPA) - current contaminated land legislation - is fit for purpose. The IES set out to see how local authorities...

Rachel Godfrey
Discussion paper
December 2012

The last few months has seen a Conservative MP running the party's by-election bid in Corby secretly filmed apparently supporting the campaign of a rival candidate because he opposed wind farms. At the same time one department within Government is pushing a renewable strategy as another is...


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
  • Employability in the environmental sector

​If you feel you can contribute to these themes, please get in touch.

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