From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

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
Blog
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
Blog
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

The investigation into Part 2a of the Environmental Protection Act has thrown up a number of different viewpoints on the reasons for the apparent non-uniformity of designation across the UK. The IES has received technical opinions from Justin Taberham, Technical Policy Director at CIWEM and also...

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.


Read the guide (pdf)


 


 


Emma Fenton
Article
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...

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