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28th July 2022

IEMA responds to Environmental Audit Committee report on Environmental Principles

Responding to the Environmental Audit Committee's ‘Recommendations on the Government's Environmental Principles Policy Statement’ today, CEO Sarah Mukherjee MBE said:

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26th July 2022

IEMA response to Environment Agency 'dry weather' preparations

More skills capacity needed for UK drought response

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19th July 2022

IEMA writes to Conservative leadership candidates, with Professional Bodies Climate Action Charter

IEMA signs a letter with 14 other Professional Bodies calling on the next Prime Minister to deliver on Net Zero targets.

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7th July 2022

IEMA reacts to recent political upheaval and urgent need for leadership in climate action

IEMA's Deputy CEO and Director of Policy & External Affairs, Martin Baxter commented on upcoming leadership candidates and ministerial appointments: “It is critical that the next Prime Minister and cabinet has a clea...

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29th June 2022

Net Zero 'a long way to go' says IEMA CEO

Commenting on the recent findings from the Climate Change Committee's report on the government's strategy for reaching Net Zero, IEMA's CEO Sarah Mukherjee MBE said: “The Climate Change Committee’s report provides furth...

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20th June 2022

COP 15: a new location, parliamentary discussion, and IEMA’s work on biodiversity

IEMA's Digital Journalist Tom Pashby attended today's (20th June) Environment and Climate Change Committee and Environmental Audit Committee meeting in Parliament, discussing progress around COP15 and protecting biodiver...

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19th May 2022

IEMA corporate partner GTR celebrates solar power milestone

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is celebrating the generation of 7.2 million kWh of electricity from its 4440 photovoltaic (PV) solar panels on Blackfriars Station, enough to power 228 UK homes per year, or to make nearly...

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12th May 2022

IEMA responds to Environmental Principles

Today the government has published its response to a public consultation that was held last year on developing an environmental principles statement to help guide policymaking across Whitehall departments. IEMA’s CEO Sar...

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10th May 2022

IEMA reacts to Queen's speech

IEMA's CEO Sarah Mukherjee MBE, said: "The Queen's speech included a number of Parliamentary Bills that will have a huge impact on the natural environment over the long-term. The Levelling Up Bill, which will include the...

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5th May 2022

Unprecedented demand for Net Zero training courses

IEMA, the Professional body for everyone working in environment and sustainability today announce 2 new training courses – pathways to net-zero and introduction to net zero. IEMA recognises the ongoing urgent need for m...

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