Are you Nerfed about Brexit?

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It’s potentially a worrying time for the many hundreds and thousands of people who work in the environmental sector, from marine conservation, forestry and wildlife sanctuaries to technical consultancy, farming and the humble bin man. What might happen in a post-Brexit...

Living on the eco edge

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Did you make it to Ecobuild this year? The show has evolved into a very interesting half-conference, half-exhibition with some great content on offer from lots of different angles, and a smattering of broadcaster “celebs” to spice things up. Will Gompertz being a...

Science of climate

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Where do you stand on climate change? A question you may have been asked, and you may have asked yourself, too. Me? It’s clear changes are¬†occurring and the natural environment is being affected by the very large amounts of CO2 and other stuff we humans pump out at an...

Our common inheritance

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“Mr. Meeks, time to inherit the earth…” The words of John Keating, played by Robin Williams, in Dead Poets Society from BITD (i.e. 1989). A fantastic film, instructive and reflective in so many ways. And today is one that is reflective for me, considering the...

Where there’s a Goodwill…

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With Britain now the largest market for ultra-low emission vehicles, there’s some good news about a major investment and expansion of Intertek’s hybrid and EV testing and development centre in Milton Keynes, UK. Intertek says it is “privileged to work in...

Infrastructure’s footprint

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In this article for CIWM published today, 11 February 2016, env23’s John Twitchen argues that the National Infrastructure Commission offers a real opportunity to embed sustainability for a generation. “The birth of the pathway to sustainable infrastructure,...

Winds of change

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A new report by Surfers Against Sewage looks at the impacts of climate change on surfing. It’s an interesting read, the impacts are much wider than just on the sport itself, and it considers how waves, oceans, beaches and water quality might be affected. More here.