When constructing new developments, local planning authorities, warranty providers and future house purchasers need independent assurance that the development is safe from any ground-gas risks. With a detailed knowledge of ground gas, gas protection measures and the construction process, RSK Geosciences has developed a range of independent services for integrity testing and gas protection system verification.
Most people, even farmers, believe that high crop yields require lots of fertiliser and other inputs that worsen the environmental impacts of farming. After looking at this during the biofuels debate in 2008, we in ADAS were not so sure, so the Morley Agricultural Foundation recently funded us to explore the evidence for these assumptions with respect to greenhouse gases (GHG).
Stephanie Wray, Director of RSK Biocensus and its subsidiary Nature Positive, comments on the recently published Dasgupta Review.
Small actions can have the power to make a difference, especially in challenging times. With Time to Talk Day coming up on 4 February, RSK Divisional Director Sarah Mogford reflects on the past year and how we have managed to stay afloat through the storm.