Oil and gas sector key to renewable energy growth – IEA

The oil and gas sector’s expertise and financial resources must play a key role in accelerating the deployment of renewable energy technologies, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said.

Energy | Climate change | Fossil fuels | 20 January 2020

Snack food giants failing on palm oil targets

The world’s largest food snack companies are falling short on their commitments to halt deforestation and other impacts caused by growing palm oil consumption.

17 January 2020

UK green economy enjoys revenue boost

Turnover in the UK’s low-carbon and renewable energy economy (LCREE) was around £46.7bn in 2018, rising substantially from the £40.4bn recorded in 2015.

16 January 2020


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Keeping the faith

A perilous road ahead?

Filmmaker Eilidh Munro documented the building of a controversial road through the Peruvian jungle and found a community divided. She talks to David Burrows about giving a voice to indigenous communities

13 December 2019

Testing the water

New methods and sensors for measuring nutrient levels in water systems can help prevent harmful eutrophication, says Rosa Richards

13 December 2019

Widen the net

Delivering optimal sustainable development through environmental net gain is a source of much debate among policymakers and ecologists. Chris Seekings reports

13 December 2019

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Legislation updates for August 2019.


Waste | 9 September 2019

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Legislation updates for August 2019.

9 September 2019


Legislation updates for August 2019.

9 September 2019



Pledge to Net Zero initiative launched

As we strive to realise the UK’s commitment to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, IEMA has joined other environmental experts to launch the Pledge to Net Zero initiative.

13 December 2019

Rufus Howard to lead IA transformation

IEMA is delighted to announce that from November, Rufus Howard, FIEMA CEnv will be supporting IEMA with policy leadership, providing IEMA and members with expert advice and foresight on impact assessment (IA). 

13 December 2019

IEMA event at COP25

The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat was established in 1992 when countries adopted the UNFCCC. The secretariat organises and supports up to four negotiating sessions each year, the largest being the Conference of the Parties (COP), which is hosted in different locations around the globe. 

13 December 2019

The future of mobility and the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Are we really ready?

In October, PBA (now part of Stantec) teamed up with IEMA to host an event in Exeter exploring the future of mobility and transport. 

13 December 2019

Environment Bill: where are we now?

The Environment Bill was published on 15 October – the first new environment act for a generation.

13 December 2019

Air quality: DEFRA reports published

Since September, Defra has published four major reports on air quality and emissions in the UK. The National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory (NAEI) team, working on behalf of Defra, has produced two reports.

13 December 2019
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