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Tag : Climate Emergency
Dec 12th 2022
Free Download: The edie Net-Zero November 2022 Summary Report

Incorporating exclusive COP27 coverage, high-level interviews, themed podcast episodes and a dedicated Net-Zero Action online event, edie’s Net- Zero November campaign delivered...

Nov 8th 2022
COP27: “We are in the fight of our lives. And we are losing.”

As world leaders took to the stage in Egypt yesterday to begin negotiations at the COP27 climate summit, it was hard not to be struck by an overwhelming feeling of despair at the...

Jul 18th 2022
Preparing the built environment for intensifying heatwaves

The UK is experiencing a heatwave this week with temperatures anticipated to exceed 34⁰C in some parts. Temperatures at these extremes are becoming increasingly common, with...

Jun 6th 2022
Introducing Richard Fletcher IES’ Global Sales Director

We’re delighted to officially introduce Richard Fletcher, our global sales director, who joined the IES team in October last year. Previously business area director for Trimble...

Nov 24th 2021
COP26 Reflections

Now that we have had some time to take stock and reflect on COP26, I wanted to share my thoughts on the event. During the conference, I had the opportunity to meet and hear a...

Nov 22nd 2021
The built environment: planning for a sustainable future

The built environment sector is on the frontline of the sustainability challenges we face as the world works toward net zero. There’s a mix of solutions but key to a successful...

Nov 11th 2021
The COP26 Cities, Regions & Built Environment Day is Here! Let’s Make it Count

Today marks a much anticipated day in the buildings industry calendar - the Cities, Regions and Built Environment Day at COP26. A day which the COP26 presidency has promised will...

Oct 22nd 2021
Sunday Times Climate Change Report 2021: Physics-based Digital Twins Hold the Key to a Decarbonised Built Environment

A new Climate Change report from Raconteur, in association with the Sunday Times and IES, explains how physics-powered digital twin technology can close the gap between the...

Sep 2nd 2021
Response to Greta Thunberg: Scottish sustainability efforts should not be judged on government action alone

Greta Thunberg’s comments about Scotland perhaps not being the world leader it claims to be as proposals for a new oil field off the Shetland coast are considered are...

Aug 9th 2021
IPCC Report: Science-based climate problems call for science-based solutions

Today’s headlines are a flood with stark warnings following the release of the latest IPCC report. Phrases like ‘code-red’, ‘wake up call’, ‘deeds not words’ are all plastered...

Jul 7th 2021
IES Digital Twin Recognised as Leading Climate Tech for a Zero Carbon Built Environment

IES has been recognised by top Scottish national press and a consortium of key industry organisations as a leading climate tech company, with its Digital Twin solutions being a...

Mar 24th 2021
How Digital Twin Technology is supporting the University of Glasgow’s 2030 Net-Zero target

Digital Twin of the Western Campus Created Through a Living Lab Estates and Student Collaboration. The University of Glasgow and IES partnership started in early 2019 when IES...

Mar 23rd 2021
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: Why Digital Twins are an important part of the solution

If you’ve read Bill Gates’ latest book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, you’ll know why the number 51 billion is significant. This is how many tons of greenhouse gases (GHG) the...

Feb 16th 2021
President Joe Biden: A Victory for Global Climate Action

November 4th, 2019, was a catastrophic day for global climate action. This was the date that the US Government formally notified the United Nations that the US were withdrawing...

Aug 27th 2020
Response to Bill Gates' Blog on Climate Change Being Worse than Covid-19

Bill Gates recently published an interesting blog on the lessons we can learn from the impact of the coronavirus compared with the probable impact of climate change.   In...

Apr 20th 2020
Climate Change: The Slow Motion Pandemic

There are clear similarities we can draw between the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and Climate Change. Both are global problems that need a global solution. But these...