Environment theme

 

Promoting economic growth while mitigating and adapting to climate change and the depletion of natural resources is key to a flourishing economy.

We need to minimise waste, pollution and our impact on the world around us. We must also adapt the way we do things to cope with the climate changes that are already underway.

Read more about our Environment theme.


ENVIRONMENT
reports and policy statements

  • UK Onshore Well Integrity Report

    This joint report details the existing regulations and guidelines relating to well integrity on the UK mainland for oil and gas exploration and production, including shale gas.

  • Catchment management in the water industry

    We discuss the impact of regulation of the water industry, including the unintended consequences of sustainable treatment.


Comment and analysis

Dr Jenifer Baxter

Dr Jenifer Baxter

Environment policy spokesperson

Dr Jenifer Baxter joined the Institution as Head of Energy and the Environment in May 2015. Jenifer works closely with members to raise the profile of engineers and engineering potential, to generate discussion and provide thought leadership in the energy and environment sectors.

Read Jenifer's full biography

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