IEMA publishes updated EIA guidance on assessing GHG emissions
IEMA has published updated guidance to help environmental impact assessment (EIA) practitioners better understand, record and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from major developments.The guidance has been developed by an IEMA Impact Assessment Working Group on GHG Assessment, including a wide range of organisations representing leading practitioners from across the UK. It provides
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David Burrows delves into some of the issues with lifecycle assessment – and how brands are misusing results
In May 2022, the UK government published the Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill, building on the white paper Levelling Up the United Kingdom. Its scope is broad, but the proposals to reform environmental impact assessment (EIA) and strategic environmental assessment (SEA) will be of interest to IEMA members.
In March, Defra launched the consultation on its Nature Recovery Green Paper, which set out pro-posals to deliver the 30/30 targets (30% of land and sea to be protected by 2030), protect species and deliver nature recovery.