Your October 2013 issue of 'the environmentalist' magazine is on its way to you.

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

Issue 143 includes the usual news, interviews, briefings and these insightful features:

  • Collaring emissions - London 2012 posed major operational and environmental challenges for the Metropolitan Police. the environmentalist finds out how the service coped

  • Directing current - Julian Jackson reports on plans for a Europe-wide electricity supergrid, which could be key to the EU achieving its 2020 carbon reduction goals

  • Carbon accounting software - With the introduction of mandatory GHG reporting, this 10-page special report examines what carbon accounting software can offer organisations

  • Selection tool - Kye Gbangola describes the latest guidance from the Global Reporting Initiative and its new emphasis on materiality in sustainability reports

  • The next generation - Jerome Baddley argues that the 1987 definition of sustainable development needs to be updated for the next generation of environment practitioners

This month's IEMA updates includes these headlines:

  • Vision 2020: powered by the members
  • Policy update: assessing energy use
  • IEMA member recognised by WISTA-UK
  • Judging begins for the 2013 graduate award
  • Policy update: EIA streamlining: part II
  • IEMA events and external professional events