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| 30 November 2017
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Chinese ban on plastic waste imports presents ‘crisis’ for UK recycling

Restrictions on plastic waste imports in China pose major challenges for the UK’s recycling industry, which ships more scrap to the country than any other destination.

7 December 2017
Charlotte Burns,Viviane Gravey and Andy Jordan discuss the complexities of Brexit, devolution and environmental governance in the UK

Devil is in the detail

Charlotte Burns, Viviane Gravey and Andy Jordan discuss the complexities of Brexit, devolution and environmental governance in the UK

1 December 2017
Had German utility RWE reconsidered political risk, its finances in 2015-2017 might have been stronger. The company’s shares fell in September 2017, after news that Germany’s Green Party could join a government coalition. Earlier in the year, and partly for the same reason, its profits declined and the company scrapped its dividend.

A nudge in the right direction

Elisabeth Jeffries looks at the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, which aims to redirect companies away from high-emitting fuels and encourage more strategic reporting

30 November 2017

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IEMA publishes guidance to help bridge gap between SDGs and grass roots

IEMA has identified a gap between international objectives and grass roots practice that must be bridged if nations are to implement the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Global | Guidance | Sustainable Development Goals | 13 December 2017
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Tax on meat ‘inevitable’ to tackle climate change

The implementation of the Paris Agreement is likely to lead to governments taxing meat in the same way many already do with sugar, tobacco and carbon.

12 December 2017
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Majority of climate studies link extreme weather to global warming

Scientists increasingly believe that climate change has enhanced the risk of extreme heat, droughts, flooding and wildfire outbreaks across the world.

11 December 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

IEMA News

 

IEMA names latest batch of Fellows

An impressive list of leaders from environmental management, assessment, auditing, sustainability and business has just been revealed to name IEMA’s newest Fellows.

28 November 2017

Member satisfaction results are in

IEMA’s annual membership satisfaction survey closed on 17 November, and we would like to thank everyone who took part. 

28 November 2017

Time running out for EU environmental acquis transposition into UK law

The Environmental Policy Forum (EPF), a network of UK environmental professional bodies and learned societies, which includes IEMA, is “deeply concerned” by the apparent lack of parliamentary scrutiny and the limited time remaining for the development of the secondary legislation required for a working statute book on Brexit day.

28 November 2017
As world leaders, policymakers, regulators, standards bodies and professions from over 200 nations assembled in Bonn, Germany, for the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference, IEMA joined the action.

IEMA attends Bonn climate talks

As world leaders, policymakers, regulators, standards bodies and professions from over 200 nations assembled in Bonn, Germany, for the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference, IEMA joined the action. 

28 November 2017

New tool for investor climate risk disclosure

The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has confirmed it is building a new programme to help asset owners and managers better assess the risks of global warming.

 

28 November 2017
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International standards key to operational success of Paris Accord

Governments must look to international standards in support of the new Paris Climate Accord as part of the COP23 talks in Bonn. This will ensure businesses can play their part in reducing carbon emissions and changing climate resilience.

 

28 November 2017
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