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Industries & Expertise

Environment and Climate Change

Imperial College London boasts climate and environment-related expertise and facilities across the science, engineering, medicine and business disciplines.

Developing consultancy projects based on these capabilities, ICON has provided government and industry with access to the latest thinking and technologies in order to address current climate change and environmental concerns.


Our consultants are world renowned for their expertise and interdisciplinary, collaborative outlook, generating a direct global impact from their research to preserve the environment and reduce the effects of climate change.


We have helped clients solve a range of problems:


  • Ecology and conservation

    Evidence based decision making, sustainable food supplies, biodiversity and ecosystem modelling, environmental monitoring and predations, human impact on ecosystems, eco-informatics, crop yield, disease and disease vectors as well as optimisation of pesticide use.

  • Climate change impact assessment

    Biodiversity, ecological impact, human health, urban energy systems, water management and atmosphere as well as on economics.

  • Mitigation of climate change

    Clean fossil fuels, carbon capture and storage, climate modelling, risk management, policy, life cycle assessments and sustainable chemistry.

  • Water management expertise

    Water resource assessment, hydrological modelling, urban and rural flood risk management, surface and groundwater contaminant transport, contaminated land assessment and remediation, water and wastewater treatment processes, water distribution systems, water conservation and leakage detection, sustainable urban drainage, sewerage design and optimisation and solid waste management.

  • Earth Science expertise

    Geodynamics, transport in porous media, modelling flow of fluids, clumped and bulk isotope analysis of carbonate reservoirs.


Whether you need help with implementing mitigation and adaptation strategies, innovation in urban water projects or producing biofuels, we can find the right people to help you solve a problem flexibly and responsively.