Two-thirds of UK public support restricting air travel to tackle climate change

Two-thirds of the UK public support limiting air travel in order to cut carbon emissions and tackle climate change, a YouGov poll of over 2,000 people has uncovered.

Transport | Climate change | Society | 18 September 2019

‘Green New Deal’ proposal set to dominate Labour conference

More constituencies have voted to debate a ‘Green New Deal’ at next week’s Labour party conference than they have for any other issue, including Brexit.


16 September 2019

MPs urge government to tackle plastic pollution at source

The UK government has failed to tackle the root causes of plastic pollution by paying insufficient attention to the reduction of single-use packaging in the first place.

12 September 2019


Editor's Pick

Time to wave goodbye?

Construction | Planning | Property | 30 August 2019

Blazing a trail

Wildlife presenter and biochemist Liz Bonnin talks to Kathryn Manning about plastic pollution and what puts a “fire in her belly” to protect biodiversity

30 August 2019

A teaching game-changer

A radical plan is under way to bring climate change teaching into every classroom across the world. Chris Seekings reports

30 August 2019

A tale of new cities

Hugh Ellis tells Huw Morris why he believes planning still has a good story to tell – despite austerity cuts, deregulation and a policy agenda biased towards housing

30 August 2019

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



Incorporating environment into FTAs

IEMA is part of a Defra stakeholder group looking at environmental aspects of the UK’s future partnership with the EU and free trade agreements (FTAs) with the rest of the world. 

30 August 2019

Let’s talk: EIA scoping

IEMA members have asked for more impact assessment events and webinars, and collaboration with other membership institutions.

30 August 2019

IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards shortlist announced

The IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards showcase the achievements of the organisations and individuals that are striving to meet our global sustainability standards.

30 August 2019

It’s time to ‘click the code’

IEMA membership provides assurance of your competence through professional standards, strong governance and code of conduct. 

30 August 2019

Communicating Climate Change conference

Many things must be taken into consideration for effective communication on climate change: the critical importance of framing; understanding the audience and their values; the balance between fear and more positive (solution-focused) messages; the importance of science, facts and timescales; finding relevance and considering images; adaptation messages, for example around the impacts we will...

30 August 2019

Martin Baxter to chair EMAS awards 2019

Sustainability body IEMA has today revealed chief policy advisor Martin Baxter has been appointed to chair the prestigious EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme Awards 2019.  

21 August 2019
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