29 May 2020

Counting the carbon - are international standards always best practice?

Following on from the success of IEMA’s Sustainability & Climate Change theatre at EMEX 2019, Dr Matthew Brander revisits the subject of counting the carbon and explores society’s renewed appreciation of scientific expertise as a result of Covid-19 and the need for more accurate reporting and practice.

28 May 2020

Teach the Future: Campaigning for sustainability in the education system

In our latest blog, we look at why the messages from Teach the Future are so important as they campaign for an urgent reform of the education system around the climate emergency and ecological crisis.

22 July 2019

Communicating Climate Impacts

Even if we stopped emitting all greenhouse gases today, climate change will continue to affect us and future generations, with some significant changes ‘locked in’. Future generations are also facing far smaller personal ‘carbon budgets’ due to current and historic emissions. In fact Climate activist Greta Thunberg says ‘You are stealing our future’ (December 2018). In this blog, Clare Day from Sweco talks about adaptation and mitigation as an approach to tackling climate change and how each play their part.

17 July 2019

IEMA’s Chief Policy Advisor, Martin Baxter responds to Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove’s speech on the forthcoming Environment Act

Michael Gove, Defra Secretary of State, set out his latest thinking on the forthcoming Environment Act on Tuesday 16th July. The key aspects on the governance framework in the Act speak directly to the assurances that IEMA has been advocating as part of the Broadway Initiative.

2 May 2019

IEMA’s Nick Blyth responds to net-zero UK emission target

Read how IEMA Policy & Engagement Lead Nick Blyth responds to achieving the net-zero UK emission target

8 May 2018

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