From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Barbara Leach; Richard Swannell
Article
April 2017

environmental SCIENTIST | Feeding the nine billion | February 2017


Around a third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted from the farm to the fork. This huge level of inefficiency has economic, social, and environmental impacts. Food loss and...

Ruth Bergan
Video
March 2017

To date, international agreements on trade and climate change have tended to be negotiated in isolation. Yet rules in trade agreements have huge implications for governments’ ability to meet their climate change commitments. The Energy Charter Treaty, a deal which specifically covers investment...

Robert Ashcroft
Blog
March 2017

One of the key building blocks in Theresa May’s plans for a successful post-Brexit Britain is the development of a national Industrial Strategy. In the Prime Minister’s Cabinet and Whitehall reshuffle shortly after she took office, departmental boundaries and remits were rearranged, leading to...

Duane Ager & William Pope
Article
February 2017

Our February 2016 edition of the environmental SCIENTIST Growing in space: Science beyond the biosphere sparked our members’ interest. On a related issue, we recently received a...

Jonny Hazell
Article
February 2017

environmental SCIENTIST | Quadrophilia: How decentralisation has helped the environment | November 2016


For a subject that is far from the top of the Westminster Government’s in-tray, waste and resources policy has proved a surprisingly hot topic for the Scottish and...

Simon Pascoe
Video
December 2016

Since the EU referendum result was announced, focus within the sector has been on how Brexit may affect the environment in terms of legislation and regulation. There has been less focus on a vital area for environmental scientists; what happens to science ...

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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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