From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Sharon Holloway; Vicky Midgley
November 2013

environmental SCIENTIST | UK regulation: endless paperwork or essential protection | November 2013

In July 2012, the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) initiated the Smarter Environmental Regulation Review (SERR) to take a cross-...

Nick Flynn
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
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
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...

Rose Bailey
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...

Simon Birkett
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 in the 1960s. I guess that was what got me...


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