With the scale and breadth of the Government’s environmental ambitions, the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) is set to have a key role for years to come, says Matthew Farrow. Recently I was in a meeting with some of the Treasury officials who worked on the recently published Dasgupta review on
This year’s Earth Day comes at an unusual moment for those working in the climate space. Given the enormity and urgency of the COVID-19 crisis, it is easy to push climate action to one side. But we should welcome the fact that society has, by and large, been able to respond quickly, listen to
Dr Erinma Ochu MBE, Lecturer in Science Communication & Future Media from University of Salford will lead a session on 'Citizens making sense of green data'. Find out more about what will be covered in the conference next week. Citizen science, and in particular environmental citizen science is where the public, from different walks
Parag Rastogi from arbnco Ltd, will explore Smart Cities at the upcoming Green Data Conference next week. Read his blog below, to find out more about his views on smart cities. The term “smart cities” is a much (ab)used word, as summarised by this article from the Centre for Cities, and resources cited therein.
Mark Enzer, Chief Technical Officer at Mott MacDonald, discusses the importance of data sharing for improving infrastructure. It is very apt that this year’s EIC conference should bring together two of the most significant themes not only for the built environment, but also for wider society: ‘green data’. ‘Green’ because the climate emergency is
Guest blog: The importance of Green Data and how it can support the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Dr Simon Gardner, Head of Digital Environment, Natural Environment Research Council (part of UK Research and Innovation), talks about the importance of Green Data and how it can support the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The focus of this year's EIC Green Data Conference is very timely. The Delivery Plans recently published by UKRI contain an
By EIC Executive Director Matthew Farrow It’s nearly 15 years since I became professionally involved in environmental issues, when I took the post of Head of Environmental Policy at the CBI. Many ministers, consultations and strategies have come and gone over that period (during which I also worked at the Environmental Services Association and now