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Seeing through the big smoke?

Although road transport is a major source of air pollution, public transport has a key role as part of the solution. Andrew Clark reports.

27 October 2017

IEMA calls for ‘urgent’ attention to international climate standards at COP23

Governments must look to international standards and accreditation to ensure businesses play their part in reducing carbon emissions and enhancing climate resilience.

9 November 2017

Sustainable change in Saudi with Dina Hasan Al Nahdy

Chris Seekings meets regional environmental champion Dina Hasan Al Nahdy and finds out how one of the world’s largest oil-producing nations is carving out a greener future.

27 October 2017





Artificially cooling planet could spark ‘devastating’ hurricanes and droughts

Scientists have warned that tackling global warming through geoengineering could have severely detrimental implications for regions prone to tumultuous storms or prolonged drought.

Climate change | Adaptation | Mitigation | 15 November 2017

Sweden leads world in tackling climate change with US in free fall

Sweden has topped a list of 60 countries ranking their progress in tackling climate change, but no nation is doing enough to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

15 November 2017

China coal use to leave country with $90bn in stranded assets

The impact of climate change is set to leave $90bn (£68.7bn) worth of stranded assets in the Chinese coal-fired power sector under a business-as-usual scenario.

14 November 2017

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November 2017: New regulations

A round-up of new regulations from the TRANSFORM November issue.

Politics & Economics | Legislation | Waste | 25 October 2017
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October 2017: New regulations

A round-up of new regulations from the TRANSFORM October issue.

10 October 2017
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September 2017: New regulations

A round-up of new regulations from the TRANSFORM September issue.

10 October 2017



Sustainability reporting centre stage for IEMA North West

On 11 October in Manchester, the IEMA North West Steering Group hosted a corporate sustainability reporting event. 

25 October 2017

Electrifying glimpse of future

Around 25 IEMA members, including CEO Tim Balcon, visited Tesla Knutsford to learn more about Tesla’s all-electric vehicle range. This was particularly timely, given the UK ban on new diesel and petrol cars by 2040.

25 October 2017

IEMA signs up to the further education sector’s SDG Accord

At the end of September, IEMA pledged its support to the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) Accord, the further education sector’s collective response to the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs).

25 October 2017

Members vote at 2017 AGM

IEMA’s 2017 Annual General Meeting was held on 20 September, and all agenda items were successfully voted in by members.

25 October 2017

Biodiversity net gain: a new duty?

Significant attention is on the development of the government’s 25-year environment plan, which aims to achieve the overall ambition to be “the first generation to leave the natural environment of England in a better state than it inherited”. 

25 October 2017

IEMA reports 8% growth in global ISO 14001 data

Data on the uptake of the international environmental management system (EMS) standard ISO 14001 shows that the number of certificates issued worldwide has grown 8% over the past year.

24 October 2017
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