From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Joseph Lewis, Ethny Childs
Blog
August 2021

Now that the COP15 UN Biodiversity Conference has been delayed for a third time due to the ongoing pandemic, questions remain about what this will mean for key efforts to protect biodiversity and nature worldwide. The IES has been championing the importance of transformative action on a global...

Ying Jiang
Webinars
August 2021

Globally, land contamination and identifying reliable low-carbon energy sources are two of the main environmental challenges. Phytoremediation is a cost-effective remediation method to treat a wide variety of soil contaminants, including heavy metals. Plant biomass produced from the...

Stuart Wagland
Webinars
August 2021

There are over 20,000 closed landfills across the UK, many of which contain significant resources and/or are in locations suitable for redevelopment. The remediation of sites is challenging due to the costs and risks associated with legacy wastes contained within; the concept of enhanced...

Andrew Gunning
Webinars
July 2021

Hydrogen has been identified as potentially a key component in decarbonising energy, and in particular, heat, given the need to achieve the UK government’s commitment of ‘Net Zero’ emissions by 2050, and 2045 in Scotland. One of the key challenges associated with the use of hydrogen in heat...

Dr Rachel Dunk
Webinars
July 2021

It is now widely recognised that we are facing a climate crisis, with an urgent need to take strong action and achieve net zero emissions to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. However, the scale of change required is challenging, and success will require participation from everyone (...

Dr Tom Woolley
Webinars
July 2021

This webinar is for those concerned with the built environment and the future of cities. In this presentation, Tom Woolley discussed using bio-based low embodied energy materials (particularly hempcrete) to produce zero-carbon, healthy buildings, achieve good indoor air quality, and be more...

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