Environmental managers declare climate emergency

The organisation has set a target for carbon neutrality by 2020

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UK net zero carbon emissions target: Responses

Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement follows recent advice from the Committee on Climate Change

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UK ‘must establish strong environment framework to support investment’

The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment says this is required to provide certainty and encourage investment

Address air pollution as a priority post-Brexit, say green experts

The UK’s sustainability experts are calling on the next government to make air pollution a priority after the nation leaves the EU. The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment’s (IEMA) poll of 669 environment and sustainability experts reveal a high level of support (97%) for tackling illegal levels of pollution in the UK. Around 96% […]

Insufficient environment info to vote pro or against Brexit

A majority of sustainability professionals believe voters don’t have enough information on the environment to vote pro or against Brexit. Around 86% believe the Vote Leave and Vote Remain campaigns have “poorly” addressed environment and sustainability issues ahead of the referendum on June 23rd. That’s according the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) which […]

Would Brexit remove environmental influence on infrastructure decision making?

The way environmental issues are taken into account on infrastructure decision making would be reduced or removed if the UK leaves the EU. That’s the view of a majority of the 1,200 green professionals in the country who were surveyed by the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA). Half of them believe opportunities for […]

CRC fails to give firms’ long-term policy certainty

The UK’s carbon reduction scheme is still failing to give businesses the long-term policy certainty and it needs to have “robust and timely data” to make sure it remains effective. That’s the view of the Institute of Environmental management & Assessment (IEMA), which made the comment following the delayed publication of the Carbon Reduction Commitment […]