Engineering themes

Environmental/Climate

A total of 110 items listed.

Road Pricing

Professor Frank Kelly FRS

Is road pricing necessary and what are the challenges that must be overcome to make it happen?

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Sinking a Frigate

Michael Leece OBE

The challenge of using a naval warship to create an artificial reef

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Creating an Eco-City

Peter Head OBE FREng

The visionary project that will lead to the world’s first sustainable eco-city

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Responses to ‘Engineering adaptation’, ‘Investigating New Orleans’ and ‘Why do large IT programmes fail?

Professor Jim Hall and Professor Enda O’Connell FREng, Robert Muir Wood MA PhD and Professor Jim Norton

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Going Underground

Patrick Bellew FREng

An innovative method of creating thermal mass energy storage systems using underground cooling labyrinths

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Aero-Engines of the Future

Ric Parker FREng

The challenge of reducing noise and engine emissions in the aviation industry

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Lord Browne of Madingley FREng

The prolific Chief Executive of BP, and the Academy’s new president, reveals the influence his father had on his career and shares his thoughts on green energy with Michael Kenward

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Carbon Capture and Storage – Responses

Nick Otter OBE

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Engineering Adaptation

Dr Scott Steedman FREng FICE

Scott Steedman argues for a strategy for adaptation that draws upon the science of climate change and is driven by engineers

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Carbon Capture and Storage

Professor Ian Fells CBE FREng and Sir John Horlock FREng FRS

The challenges of capturing carbon dioxide and storing it for the future

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Biocomponents - Bringing Life to Engineering

Peter Moar and Professor Peter Guthrie OBE

Examining the use of living organisms as components within engineering solutions

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Engineering for Sustainable Development

Professor Roger Venables

The importance of sustainable development in engineering, and where the agenda is headed for the future

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