Shouldn't EIA be more farsighted?
Martin Hendry from Adams Hendry argues that environmental impact assessments (EIA) for infrastructure projects must better consider long-term impactsDealing on a daily basis with proposals for large-scale physical infrastructure leaves me increasingly pondering at the fragile and confused relationship that exists between the EIA and strategic envi
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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.