Renewables could account for three-quarters of UK power by 2050

More than three-quarters of the UK's power needs could be met by renewable sources by 2050, with 'green hydrogen' playing a key role in the country's energy transition.

Energy | Climate change | Renewable | 26 May 2020

COVID-19 slashes global carbon emissions by more than a sixth

Worldwide lockdowns brought on by the coronavirus crisis have seen carbon emissions fall by more than a sixth, dropping to levels last observed in 2006.

20 May 2020

IEMA launches latest edition of its Impact Assessment Outlook Journal

Sustainability body IEMA has today launched the sixth edition of its Impact Assessment Outlook Journal, which explores examples of best practice in digital environmental impact assessment (EIA).

19 May 2020


Editor's Pick

The road to recovery

Health | Investment | 1 May 2020

Sleeping with the fishes

David Burrows explores the environmental record of Scotland’s salmon-farming industry, and what aggressive expansion could mean for nutrition and local ecosystems

1 May 2020

The balancing act

Dr Waddah Ghanem Al Hashmi, winner of IEMA's Sustainability Leader award, talks to Chris Seekings about his career and balancing economic growth with a low-carbon transition

1 May 2020

Out of the woods

The UK urgently needs to step up tree planting and create woodlands to meet climate targets. Huw Morris reports

1 May 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



Leadership roundtable

On 25 March 2020, IEMA Fellows and other sustainability professionals gathered online for a Fellows roundtable discussion, ‘Enhancing collaboration for sustainability leadership’, chaired by IEMA policy and engagement lead Marc Jourdan.

1 May 2020

Catch up on our adapting to Covid-19 Webinar series

ISO 14001 accredited certification – changes to surveillance audits and certificate renewal assessments during the pandemic

1 May 2020

Digital Environmental Assessment primer

IEMA’s Proportionate EIA Strategy has identified digital impact assessment (digital IA) as one of the four key solutions to proportionate assessment, and in 2018 set up a working group of members on the subject. 

3 April 2020
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