The February 2013 issue of the environmentalist magazine is currently on its way to you.

But if you cannot wait for your printed copy to reach you next week, you can download this month's magazine here.

Issue 135 includes the usual news, interviews, briefings and these fascinating features

  • Sky’s the limit - Aviation accounts for only 2% of global emissions, but that proportion is set to soar. Paul Suff on how the sector aims to reduce its environmental impacts
  • The role of civil sanctions - Environment lawyers Angus Evers and Andrew Bryce give their verdict on civil penalties and the government’s plans to restrict their use to large firms
  • Counting statistically significant savings - the environmentalist reports on the projects that have helped the office for national statistics become a leader for sustainability within government
  • First, do no harm - The NHS produces more CO2 each year than the whole of Estonia. Becky Allen finds out how the service is planning to shrink its carbon footprint
  • Systems update: the e-EMS - Mark Hedges on why switching to an electronic version of an environment management system could help improve its integration into the business
  • Biodiversity and the bottom line - Environment management systems provide an ideal starting point to better understand biodiversity and its effect on profitability, says Matthew Walker

This month's IEMA updates include:

  • CEO Jan Chmiel thanks staff and members
  • Terry A’Hearn: new non-executive director
  • Webinar on proposed changes to ISO 14001
  • Policy update - Martin Baxter on the need for unity among government ministers
  • IEMA events
  • Bringing the skills map to members

Visit the Transform website to view articles from the latest issue.

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