Emission targets ‘virtually impossible’ to hit after hybrid car grant cut

The UK will find it “virtually impossible” to achieve its emission reduction targets after the government decided to scrap the plug-in car grant for hybrid vehicles.

Central government | Technology | Transport | 15 October 2018

UK government seeks CCC advice on net zero emissions target

Energy minister Claire Perry has today written to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) asking for advice on setting a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target for the UK economy.


15 October 2018

Flexible energy projects offer £6bn opportunity for UK investors

The UK’s rapidly evolving energy transition is likely to trigger £6bn of investment in flexible power generation technologies between now and 2030, new research has found.

12 October 2018



Brexit: in the doghouse

The ministerial rhetoric behind the government’s post-Brexit environmental watchdog is impressive, but will it have any power? Huw Morris reports.

5 October 2018

Modern slavery: time to walk free

The Co-op’s policy and campaigns director, Paul Gerrard FIEMA, talks to Chris Seekings about rooting out modern slavery and human trafficking from supply chains.

4 October 2018

Gaining a foothold

Small businesses are using innovation and disruption to tackle the global waste crisis. Katie Burton talks to four new start-ups in the sector.

4 October 2018




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October 2018: new regulations

The latest guidance, consultations and legislation. 

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Bold ambitions, exciting plans

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4 October 2018

Volunteers sought for steering group

Another busy year for the Impact Assessment Network steering group is coming to an end. In accordance with our terms of reference, four members are stepping down. 

5 October 2018

3,000 members say #IClickedTheCode

More than 20% of all IEMA members renewed their commitment to the new IEMA Code of Professional Conduct during September.

5 October 2018

What will a new UK environment act look like?

With less than six months to go before the UK exits the EU, IEMA – as part of the Broadway Initiative – is seeking your views on the Blueprint for an Environment Act.

5 October 2018

Download your new Sustainability in Practice guide

Sustainability in Practice: Managing Compliance with Environmental and Human Rights Law in Organisations was launched on 27 September.

5 October 2018
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