Climate change is a critical issue that requires concerted, long-term action. It is a core sustainability issue for society and the economy and a key area in our professional work. It is important for IEMA to have a clear position statement on climate change and energy, developed in partnership with our members. This is essential as IEMA increasingly seeks engagement and influence on Government, business leaders, policy makers and the media and also to help underpin future IEMA engagement in an increasing range of initiatives and developments effecting our profession (policy, guidance, standards etc).
IEMA is a member of this All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) and participates in a number of developments in biodiversity, ecosystem services and in the valuation of natural capital. The APPG has agreed that IEMA can make its event reports on these developments available to IEMA members.