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17th July
2019

IEMA's Chief Policy Advisor, Martin Baxter responds to Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove 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 IE...

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14th June
2019

The public perception of the plastic crisis. Is this the voice of reason?

The lastic crisiswith all its complexity and myriad of stakeholders is truly a icked problemand as such there can be no simple and elegant solution. Read Full Member and Chartered Environmentalist, Dr Dawn Popes proposed...

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2nd 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

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18th April
2019

Read how IEMA member Laura transferred her passion to profession after gaining IEMA's accreditation

Read how taking IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management has helped Laura gain the required recognition to land her perfect job championing sustainability and what changes she has implemented to gain her the accolade...

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8th March
2019

International Women's Day 2019

This year on International Women Day, the Scotland East Regional Group share their collective experiences and thoughts on women in the workplace. Between flexible working, raising children, and progressing at the same ra...

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14th February
2019

Starting out in an Environment or Sustainability Career- Read Laura's Top Tips

In October 2017, Laura Archer, an Assistant Planner at Adams Hendry Consulting Limited attended the ig Green Eventat the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. There she met Peter Jones, a Policy Officer at IEMA and has been a part ...

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7th February
2019

Considering a plant-based diet?

This January is eganuaryand record numbers of people have joined the pledge to try vegan this month, with a reported 14,000 signing up on Sunday 30th December 2018 alone. Clare Day from Sweco talks about her decision to ...

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5th December
2018

World Environment Day - 6 Months On

A reflection of the World Environment Day campaign, the 6 month on activity, its impact and also a insightful look at the plastic industry and history of how this useful material has developed over the years and the incr...

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29th November
2018

Celebrating the Climate Change Act

The UK Climate Change Act is 10 this week. How far have we come in that time, and where could more progress be made? Martin Baxter gives his view.

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12th September
2018

Blueprint for a new Environment Act

The forthcoming new Environment Act is an opportunity to establish a world-leading framework for the environment. Martin Baxter, IEMA Chief Policy Advisor sets out initial thoughts developed as part of the Broadway Init...

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