Confidence in meeting UK’s fifth carbon budget worsens

Five times as many energy professionals expect the UK to fall short in meeting its fifth carbon budget than a year ago, according to new research by the Energy Institute (EI).

Energy | Central government | Climate change | 20 June 2018

UK mayors call for 2030 ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles

City mayors representing around 20 million people across England and Wales are joining forces to urge the government to bring forward a ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2040 to 2030.

19 June 2018

EU countries failing to deliver on Paris Agreement targets

Not a single EU country is showing enough ambition or progress in reducing carbon emissions, with the vast majority unlikely to meet targets set out in the Paris Agreement.

18 June 2018



Agricultural awakening

Richard Tipper examines how earth-observing technologies could rewrite the future of farming

1 June 2018

Reap what you sow

A sustainable food project’s mission to nourish a diverse group of young leaders is harvesting it a wide-reaching reputation. Huw Morris speaks to project founding member Jeanne Firth

1 June 2018

Route map for Manchester

A science-based tool being used by the Manchester city region to assess its options in pursuing a zero-carbon goal could prove effective not only for other cities but also big companies, reports Catherine Early

1 June 2018


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Avoid appearing 'plastic' on sustainability

Awareness of the issues associated with plastic waste is at an all-time high. Those improving sustainability and environmental performance will never have a better opportunity to present their case 

29 March 2018

Case law: Appeal dismissed for wind farm

The secretary of state refused an application for a development consent order for the construction of a wind farm near a special protection area that supported breeding pairs of red kites.

28 March 2018

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Check out your choices

The new General Data Protection Regulations came into force on 25 May, placing new requirements on organisations to change the way they obtain, record, use and destroy personal data. In response, IEMA has been contacting all members to give everyone the fresh opportunity to review and confirm subscription preferences for all marketing and communication purposes.

1 June 2018

"Quote unquote"

1 June 2018
All jobs greener

Refreshed workplace upskilling courses launched

Transforming the world to sustainability means everyone in every job needs the right knowledge, skills and opportunity to make a difference. 

1 June 2018
EMA Vote

Members vote to go for Chartership

On 15 May, over 150 members gathered in London for the most historic moment in IEMA’s history so far – the vote to secure members’ approval to petition for a Royal Charter.

1 June 2018

Use your influence at this month's Royal Charter EGM

With the crucial vote to progress IEMA's  journey towards chartership less than two weeks away, members are powering up to influence the biggest-ever change in the institute’s history.

26 April 2018
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