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Dominic Sheldon
Monday, June 23, 2014

The latest in the Energy Factsheet series looks at ultra High Pressure High Temperature (uHPHT) oil and gas exploitation and how the recent budget will affects its deployment in the UK.


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  • In the UK Local Authorities have a statutory responsibility for the management of local air quality. Many guidelines and tools have been developed to promote best...

  • The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) surveys its members annually to identify trends in how different services are valued and to gather members’ opinions...

  • Odour is an issue that air quality professionals are frequently required to assess, particularly in respect to planning. Odour impacts may be assessed when...

  • Find out more about the IES and our activities by reading the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2013.

    The 2013 Report features comment from our...

  • Emissions of dust to air can occur during the preparation of the land (e.g. demolition, land clearing, and earth moving), and during construction....

Recent journals

  • Environmental scientists have probably been exposed to more than their fair share of controversy. Perhaps this should be expected: we are the canaries in the scientific coalmine, playing the part of...
  • This journal provides a detailed look at how to provide affordable energy, with security of supply and the minimum possible damage to the environment. It examines the energy mix in the UK and how...
  • Heritage is a broad discipline that draws together environmental specialists from a significant range of backgrounds. Environmental scientists have a significant role to play in preserving, enhancing...
  • This journal provides a comprehensive review the UK's environmental regulatory landscape and explains how regulation has benefited the UK environment. It describes the motivations behind the...
  • This journal investigates the environmental legislation emanating from the EU and the effects it has on the UK's environmental professionals. It includes opinions about the potential...

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Latest presentation

The Mayor’s objective is for 25% of London’s energy needs decentralised by 2025. Using large scale deployment of CHP plants (& some renewables) as a case study to show a saving of 0.8 Mt CO2 per year. BUT moving energy generation into cities leads to impacts on air quality.