From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Jimi Irwin
Blog
May 2013

Minerals are everywhere and impact on our environment in a host of complex and sometimes unexpected ways. But what exactly is environmental mineralogy? Helpfully, the introduction explains that this book considers systems containing minerals that constitute key elements of the global ecosystem...

Jenna Edgar
Blog
May 2013

The current Zeitgeist of sustainability has pushed the role of the ‘ethical designer’ into the forefront of industry. Design is about improving the life of the end user. The decisions we make in the early stages of the design process will affect the way people interact with the world around them...

Mark Everard
Blog
April 2013

What is nature worth? What is water worth? Is trying to answer this question simply ‘putting a price on nature’, thereby supporting its subversion to the perversities of a broken economic system?


In the ‘old world view’, or in other words the dominant legacy economic paradigm framed by...

Emma Fenton
Podcast
March 2013

For the February 2013 edition of the IES journal we interviewed Richard Jackson, Sustainability Manager at the ODA, and Shaun McCarthy, Chair of the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 about energy, carbon and waste throughout the delivery of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games....

Jonathan Turner; Jenna Edgar
Infographic
March 2013

The ODA and LOCOG set themselves tough sustainability targets for the delivery of Games. These infographics demonstrate how far they got in achieving those targets. 



These images are taken from the February 2012 edition of the environmental SCIENTIST. To receive paper copies of...

Emma Fenton
Discussion paper
February 2013

This report serves as a follow-up to the report on open access that was produced by the IES in July 2012. It will investigate the principles and practice of data sharing as part of the open access movement within the publishing industry.


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