Environment Agency is a leading
public body set up to protect and improve the environment in England
and Wales. It's their job to make sure that air, land and water are
looked after by everyone in today's society, so that tomorrow's
generations inherit a cleaner, healthier world.
Sir John Harman, Chairman
to "science" and the future, they use the term to refer to all
scientific disciplines such as research, together with engineering and technology.
Each discipline contributes in a different way.
For example, natural, social and economic sciences provide
information about environmental and socio-economic processes, as well
as the means of translating knowledge into practical tools, techniques
and advice to support decisions and policy development.
Engineering provides practical solutions to existing identified issues
such as flood defense and water resources. However, this is
retrospective treatment, where perhaps prevention is the better cure.
Navigator research expedition
such as Solar Navigator do not qualify for financial support from the EA,
although the EA approves of the practical research, such as it is applied to
marine transport and the possibility of clean renewable energy directly
applied. One way to bring down the price of solar panels is to make
their use more popular and acceptable, where fast diesel and petrol powered
cars and boats are currently seen as the in thing.
know of projects such as solar powered houses and now a hotel planned for
construction in Bali as an example of the way forward. In order to
implement such projects in the UK and Europe, planning policy and the mindset
of local officials will have to change to reflect the move to Agenda 21
objectives. Whereas, in the USA and Australia people are actively
encouraged to pursue such projects and the take up is gathering
a pollution incident
Ignore it, Report it! Details of the Agency's incident
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What standards have they set themselves and what can you expect
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