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19th October 2021

New IEMA Policy and Practice Committee – express your interest in joining

Following a review of the governance that sits around IEMA’s policy and practice activity, the Board have accepted a proposal to establish a new committee to ensure greater transparency in the delivery of relevant conten...

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19th October 2021

IEMA reacts to long-awaited net zero strategy

Whilst we welcome the Government’s announcement today on net zero, there is still more to be done in terms of funding the transition, with the phasing of policy interventions to ensure that that this can happen as speedi...

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14th October 2021

Public ‘as concerned’ about climate change as they are about the economy, poll finds

Concerns about climate change and the economy topped a poll as the areas the public are most worried about, in a YouGov poll commissioned by IEMA. Climate change ranked higher than crime, education and house prices as a ...

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12th October 2021

IEMA signs letter asking government to require mandatory disclosures of net zero transition plans for large companies

Leading UK companies including various FTSE companies and financial institutions responsible for over £4.5 trillion GBP in assets have written to the Chancellor and Secretary of State for the Department of Business, Ener...

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1st October 2021

IEMA Board accepts Governance Review policy and practice proposals

Following a review of the governance structures underpinning IEMA’s policy and practice activities, the Board has accepted a range of proposals for strengthening this area of the Institute’s work.

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30th September 2021

IEMA reacts to new Nature Based Solutions Report

IEMA reacts to the Nature Based Solutions Report from RSPB and WWF.

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9th August 2021

IEMA reacts to IPCC report: AR6 Climate Change 2021

The IPCC report is a devastating read – an increase in global surface temperature, melting glaciers, rising sea levels and more. All changes and observations that are attributable to human-driven climate change and we ar...

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24th June 2021

IEMA reacts to CCC Progress report to Parliament

IEMA has welcomed today’s Climate Change Committee’s 2021 progress report to Parliament, recognising the urgency of taking climate action and concern over strategy delays. As the gap between what is needed to adapt and ...

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15th June 2021

IEMA reacts to Climate Change Committee Report

IEMA responds to the Climate Change Committee's (CCC) independent assessment of UK climate risk (CCRA3). This report considers a catalogue of risks and opportunities affecting every aspect of life in the UK and warns tha...

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11th May 2021

IEMA Reacts to Queen’s Speech

Commenting on today’s Queen’s Speech, IEMA Director of Policy and External Affairs Martin Baxter said: “Whilst IEMA welcomes the confirmation that the Environment Bill will continue its course, it is ‘third time lucky’ f...

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