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Faculty of Environment 2014 Holiday Message

Faculty of Environment 2014 Holiday Message

In this classroom is over a hundred first-year Environment students and they’re in their last class of the term. So we thought we would transform the Minto Atrium into something a little more festive to help them celebrate the end of the term, give them a welcome break before the start of exams and also …

PhD Environmental Health and Risk Management

PhD Environmental Health and Risk Management

My name’s Zhe Tian. I’m a final year PhD student based in Environmental Risk and Health Management Department. My research is about identifying and quantify sources of air pollutants in urban area in China. I chose Birmingham University because we have a leading scientific group on air quality research. And another reason is Birmingham is …

Mitigation of Environmental Impacts and Environmental Commitment Compliance

Mitigation of Environmental Impacts and Environmental Commitment Compliance

The National Environmental Policy Act, also known as NEPA, is an environmental law that established the decision-making process agencies must follow prior to the design and construction of transportation projects that use Federal funding or require Federal approval. Following the right process, or class of action, is important and is determined by the significance of …

Lecture 16 – Sources of air pollution

Lecture 16 – Sources of air pollution

When I say sources, these can be broadly classified into two groups. One is natural and the other is anthropogenic. Anthropogenic sources of air pollution are more manmade. When we talk about natural sources, let us take some examples. Emissions from volcanoes cause lot of emissions and so do forest fires. There could also be …

2008 State of the City Environment Webisode

2008 State of the City Environment Webisode

the environment. I’d like to say that the world’s consumption is the sum of all local consumption. And as a consequence, if we’re going to deal with global climate change we need to deal with climate change on a local level. That’s why, san francisco, we’ve established a local climate action plan to roll back …

Study Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham

Study Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham

An Environmental Sciences degree from the University of Birmingham will give you the knowledge and the skills to understand and solve the world’s most pressing environmental problems. Finding answers to real-world problems will make you highly employable. We have multiple opportunities to help improve your employability, for example; you can take final year placements in …