Our case studies provide a more detailed account of some of the different projects that we have worked on.
Biodiversity Strategy for Lower Valley Farm
To develop design and management proposals for Lower Valley Farm
Warwickshire Environmental Markets
To explore the viability of various ecosystem services markets in Warwickshire, including a carbon offsetting market, an air quality market, and the development of a Warwickshire Carbon Standard.
The potential impact of Low and Zero Emission Zones on air quality in European cities
Support to the Clean Cities Campaign position on the proposed new Ambient Air Quality Directive by providing evidence for the current and potential future impact of Low and Zero Emission Zones on air quality
Air Policy Support Framework
Leading a consortium to support development of clean air policy in the EU
Air Quality Deep Dive for cities in Eastern Europe
Explore air quality challenges in urban areas, identifying contributing factors to poor air quality, and providing recommendations to improve air quality
Development of a template for a harmonised Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) permit summary
Support to the Commission with the development of a harmonised IED permit summary
Evaluation of the 25 Year Environment Plan (25YEP)
To identify what has been done to implement the 25YEP since it was published in 2018
Cost effectiveness of Climate Change abatement
Develop a novel framework for assessment of the cost effectiveness of a diversified global investment portfolio focussed on climate change mitigation
Review of Regulation on Mercury
Identify and assess policy measures on mercury in dental amalgam, mercury emissions from crematoria and mercury added products.
Asia Clean Blue Sky Programme
Support to the Asian Development Bank in developing the Asia Clean Blue Sky Program to scale up investment projects on air quality management in developing member countries.
Analysis of compliance assessment methods under the Industrial Emissions Directive
Review of existing provisions and approaches to compliance assessment and identification of solutions to gaps and challenges
Study on Airport Noise Reduction
An assessment on how aircraft noise around airports is currently being managed within the European Union and how it can be improved.
Cost-benefit analysis of policy measures reducing unintentional release of microplastics
In-depth assessment of impacts of policy measures to reduce unintentional releases of microplastics in Europe.
Assessment of permitting stringency in industrial installations
To support the Commission’s ongoing assessment of implementation of the IED and the BAT Conclusions.
Air quality, mobility and Covid-19
How could the air quality benefits of Covid-19 lockdowns be replicated by fleet and mobility policy changes?
What goes around – Enabling the circular economy by removing chemical roadblocks
To explore the future economic prospects for the European plastics packaging and textiles recycling sectors and benefits of removing harmful chemical substances from waste inputs.
PVC in a non toxic environment
Provide the Commission with analysis for possible policy proposals.
Application of the Precautionary Principle under REACH
Contribute to the understanding of the technical issues surrounding the use of the precautionary principle in chemical risk management.
Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for UK REACH
Develop a practicable and robust plan for a complex evaluation.
Impact assessment support for the revision of the E-PRTR Regulation
Undertake a formal impact assessment of options to revise the Regulation establishing the European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR) according to the Commission’s Better Regulation Guidelines.
Feasibility study on the application of extended producer responsibility to deal with micropollutants in waste water
Undertake a feasibility assessment of applying EPR to deal with micropollutants such as pharmaceuticals in urban waste water.
Evaluation of the Member States’ National Air Pollution Control Programmes
To provide an evaluation of Member States’ NAPCP submissions under the revised National Emission Ceilings Directive and key recommendations for Member States and the European Commission.
Air Quality policy support, London (various contracts, GLA)
Provide evidence on the impacts of air pollution to support the development and implementation of air quality policy in London, including the London Plan
Health Effects due to Emissions from EfW in London
Consider the latest evidence related to health effects from modern Energy from Waste plant
Exposure reduction for PM2.5 in Australia
Provide evidence to support an exposure-reduction framework for PM2.5 in Australia
Mapping of EU Air Quality Legislation
Map existing EU air quality legislation and identify missing or conflicting policy instruments
Reducing Non-transport Emissions
Evaluation of options to reduce emissions from the non-transport sector, including energy plant and NRMM
Development of Indoor Air Quality Guidelines
Development of guidelines and monitoring protocols for indoor air quality
Air Quality Management Plan – Saudi Arabia
Development of a plan to improve air quality in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Domestic and NRMM emissions control options
Develop policy options for the control of key non-road emission sources in Bristol, based on the powers available to UK local authorities.
Socio-economic assessment of chemicals risk management options
Generate and evaluate the evidence to focus policy actions for maximum effectiveness and efficiency
Clean air action plans for Asian cities ($2.5M, ADB)
Supporting seven cities across five Asian countries to develop and implement Clean Air Action Plans extensive stakeholder engagement and capacity building
Gibraltar Noise Mapping
Deliver strategic noise maps and associated noise exposure statistics for ‘major roads’ in Gibraltar as required under national legislation transposed from Directive 2002/49/EC.
Support on Airport Noise to Competent Authority of Ireland
Delivery of technical consultancy services to support the Aircraft Noise Competent Authority of Ireland fulfil various regulatory requirements arising from EU Regulation 598/2014 at Dublin Airport for any proposed changes in operating restrictions.
Heathrow Aircraft Noise Assessment and Mitigation
Provision of strategic advice, technical leadership and assessments in relation to aircraft noise arising from the proposed expansion of Heathrow Airport. Delivery of services with reference to relevant policies and procedures such as the UK Civil Aviation Authority’s Airspace Change Process (ACP).