Fly-tipping incident recorded every 30 seconds

Local authorities in England dealt with over a million fly-tipping incidents last year, or around one every 30 seconds, research by Expert Market has uncovered.

Waste | England | Society | 25 February 2020

Quarter of teenagers eyeing jobs tackling climate crisis

Almost a quarter UK teenagers believe they are likely to consider a career tackling climate change, a YouGov survey of over 1,000 15-18-year-olds has uncovered.

24 February 2020

Half of global economy planning for net zero emissions

Nearly half of the world’s GDP is now generated in areas where authorities have at least proposed a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) has revealed.

19 February 2020


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The Greta Effect

Climate change | Policy | Education | 31 January 2020

Road to rebellion

Environmental lawyer-turned-activist Farhana Yamin talks to Chris Seekings about her journey from drafting international climate treaties to breaking the law

31 January 2020

Power of persuasion

Is positivity and community more effective than guilt for nudging people in the right direction? Elisabeth Jeffries reports 

31 January 2020

A different class

We need to radically change the way we teach sustainability in schools, says Ann Finlayson, in conversation with Huw Morris

31 January 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



Sustainability Leaders Forum: ‘What makes a sustainability leader?’

On 12 December 2019, IEMA Fellows and full members, together with other experienced sustainability professionals, gathered for the biannual Sustainability Leaders Forum at AECOM headquarters, London. 

31 January 2020
Martin Baxter IEMA chief policy advisor

The 2020 agenda

The policy and legislative outlook for 2020 will see significant developments from a sustainability perspective. 

31 January 2020

PSC seeks new committee members

Following on from Professional Standards Committee (PSC) chair Shaun McCarthy article in November’s Transform about the importance of rigorous standards and the role the committee plays, IEMA is delighted to confirm that it has two committee vacancies to fill, and is welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds and with a broad range of skills.

31 January 2020

Pledge to Net Zero initiative launched

As we strive to realise the UK’s commitment to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, IEMA has joined other environmental experts to launch the Pledge to Net Zero initiative.

13 December 2019

Rufus Howard to lead IA transformation

IEMA is delighted to announce that from November, Rufus Howard, FIEMA CEnv will be supporting IEMA with policy leadership, providing IEMA and members with expert advice and foresight on impact assessment (IA). 

13 December 2019

IEMA event at COP25

The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat was established in 1992 when countries adopted the UNFCCC. The secretariat organises and supports up to four negotiating sessions each year, the largest being the Conference of the Parties (COP), which is hosted in different locations around the globe. 

13 December 2019
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