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Lockdowns to have 'negligible' impact on global temperature, scientists warn

The sudden fall in greenhouse gas emissions and air pollutants recorded during COVID-19 lockdowns will only have a negligible impact on global temperature change, a new study has found.

Climate change | Science | Global | 7 August 2020

MPs call for new hydrogen strategy

The UK's failure to adopt a clear strategy for hydrogen energy is preventing the sector from playing a key role in delivering net-zero emissions for the country by 2050, MPs have warned.

6 August 2020

First-ever 'Net Zero Investment Framework' launched

A group of investors managing more than $16trn (£12trn) in assets has today launched the first-ever practical blueprint to help investors deliver net-zero emissions globally by 2050.

5 August 2020



Distance Learning

David Burrows speaks to Iain Gulland about Zero Waste Scotland’s progress on carbon emissions, on the day its home working report was released

3 July 2020

Staying in the loop

How can circular economy principles be applied to the water industry? Oliver Heidrich, Majed Khadem and Brett Cherry investigate

3 July 2020

Running on empty

Water security is the poor relation of the climate emergency when it comes to industry attention, says Catherine Early

3 July 2020

Knowledge Centre




Legislation updates for August 2019.


Waste | 9 September 2019

Northern Ireland

Legislation updates for August 2019.

9 September 2019


Legislation updates for August 2019.

9 September 2019



High Court supports EIA

In R (Swire) v Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government [2020] EWHC 1298 (Admin), the High Court has quashed a planning permission and held that the Secretary of State unlawfully decided permission could be granted without an environmental impact assessment (EIA) first being undertaken.

3 July 2020

#BuildingBackBetter – but how do we contribute?

Absent from our collective narrative in January, the concept of ‘Building Back Better’ (BBB) after COVID-19 has well and truly arrived. 

3 July 2020

Climate Change Network support sessions

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Climate Change and Energy Network has helped IEMA to deliver a series of support sessions, assisting members with ‘wicked’ challenges and confusing practice dilemmas. 

3 July 2020

New ISO standard unveiled

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has developed a new standard, ISO 14016 – Guidelines on the assurance of environmental reports.

3 July 2020

New publications

3 July 2020

Climate Change and Energy Network

Many of us have been working hard to understand net-zero and how our organisations can best transition. 

1 June 2020
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