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24th November 2022

UK’s environment regulator warns government against ‘rushed’ EU law review

Credit: Tallie Robinson, via Unsplash The Office for Environmental Protection, a public body set up under the Environment Act 2021, has submitted written evidence to the House of Commons Retained EU Law (Revocation and ...

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22nd November 2022

‘This is about national security’: UK defence official on the climate emergency

The House of Commons Select Committee on Defence, chaired by Tobias Ellwood MP (Cons), held a session today on ‘defence and climate change’ and heard from Lt. Gen. Nugee (Rtd), Lead of Ministry of Defence’s 2021 Climate ...

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21st November 2022

IEMA reacts to COP27 agreement

As the COP27 talks close in Sharm El Sheikh, IEMA's CEO Sarah Mukherjee MBE reacts to the agreement saying: “At the beginning of the COP27 talks we highlighted the catastrophic human risks associated with global warming...

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17th November 2022

IEMA creates new IEMA Policy and Practice Steering Group on Environmental Management

Environmental management is critical in supporting the sustainability of business, people and planet. It enables organisations to identify, manage and mitigate risk, whilst taking the opportunity to deliver for stakehold...

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17th November 2022

IEMA responds to Autumn statement

Responding to today's Autumn Statement from Chancellor Jeremy Hunt, our Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director of Policy Martin Baxter said: “We welcome the Chancellor’s re-statement of the UK’s international clim...

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9th November 2022

IEMA CEO reacts to PM's comments on Climate Change during PMQs

During today's Prime Minister's Questions, PM Rishi Sunak stated that the war in Ukraine should catalyse efforts to tackle climate change. Reacting to the discussion, IEMA CEO, Sarah Mukherjee MBE, said: “The prime mini...

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7th November 2022

COP27 must deliver concrete progress on emissions pledges, climate finance and climate adaptation

Ahead of the COP27 international climate summit, the Aldersgate Group and major UK businesses are urging the UK and world governments to honour the promises made during COP26 in Glasgow. Despite a challenging political a...

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2nd November 2022

IEMA reacts to PM attending COP27

Reacting to the news that Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is attending COP27, Sarah Mukherjee MBE, chief executive officer of IEMA - the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, said: "The Prime Minister's decisi...

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26th October 2022

UN climate report says world on track for 2.5C of global heating

The UNFCCC – United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – has today released a report on countries' Nationally Determined Contributions, showing that international action on the climate emergency falls far sho...

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25th October 2022

IEMA reacts to new PM Rishi Sunak

Reacting to the first speech from Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, where he mentioned "protecting our environment", Sarah Mukherjee MBE, chief executive officer of IEMA - the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessme...

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