The Engineer Comment
The current stand-off with Russia should prompt us to get serious about energy independence
On 4 July 2014 the Aircaft Carrier programme hit national headlines with the naming of HMS Queen Elizabeth. But as guest blogger David Downs explains, this marks the start of the most challenging phase of the build
London Mayor Boris Johnson is lobbying for a £10 additional charge for diesel cars to drive into Central London by 2020, and for road tax on diesel cars and all pre-2006 cars to be increased, to counter air pollution. What option most closely matches your opinion on this?
In the centenary year of the 20th Century’s devastating conflict, the spotlight falls on how British engineers supported the military effort while themselves making great sacrifices.