UK government has 'no plan' for net-zero emissions, MPs warn

The UK government has no coordinated plan for achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, despite setting the target in law almost two years ago, a cross-party group of MPs has warned today.

Climate change | Reporting | Policy | 5 March 2021

Global NDCs to cut emissions by less than 1%, UN warns

Global greenhouse gas emissions will fall by less than 1% by 2030, when compared to 2010 levels, under current ambitions contained in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), the UN has warned.

1 March 2021

Renewables could supply 100% of UK electricity by 2032

All of the UK's electricity could be provided by renewables within the next 11 years, with hundreds of thousands of jobs created at the same time, new research suggests.

25 February 2021



Interview: Jane Davidson on Wales' sustainable development for future generations

Jane Davidson tells Chris Seekings how one small nation is harnessing the power of politics for sustainable development

29 January 2021

Infrastructure in the UK: Putting down routes

Government announcements on infrastructure reveal a direction of travel but key details are still unknown, says Huw Morris

29 January 2021

UK climate policy: For the long haul

Andrew Jordan and Brendan Moore explain why climate policy must strike the right balance between durability 
and flexibility

29 January 2021

Knowledge Centre


New assurance first for plastic pollution reduction

Businesses can now take significant verifiable steps to manage plastic waste and its impact on the environment, thanks to the launch of the world’s first best-practice standard for Responsible Plastic Management (RPM).

| 7 September 2020


Legislation updates for August 2019.


9 September 2019

Northern Ireland

Legislation updates for August 2019.

9 September 2019



ERO Model: Manufacturing sector

Demystifying the circular economy: Extended resource ownership

Andy Whyle shares a model for helping to explain the concept of extended resource ownership to the layperson

29 January 2021

Introducing the Diverse Sustainability Initiative

Our commitment to diversity ranks highly in our priorities.

29 January 2021

IEMA Impact Assessment Steering Group update

The end of 2020 saw four of our members step down, having completed their three years’ service.

29 January 2021

A Circular Economy Handbook 2nd ed.

Written by IEMA member and Rethink Global director Catherine Weetman, this book is a guided tour through the concepts and the practicalities underpinning the transition to a circular economy.

29 January 2021

Become a Registered Environmental Practitioner

We are delighted to announce that, in partnership with the Society for the Environment (SocEnv), IEMA 
is offering a streamlined route to Registered Environmental Practitioner (REnvP) status for practitioner members of IEMA.

29 January 2021

Raising awareness of health impact assessment

COVID-19 has brought human health and wellbeing into sharp focus. 

11 December 2020
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