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22nd March 2023

IEMA corporate partners mark World Water Day 2023

World Water Day is an annual event held on 22 March by the United Nations and is used to raise awareness and accelerate action on access to clean water for everyone. At the same time, the UN releases its annual World Wat...

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20th March 2023

IEMA CEO, Sarah Mukherjee MBE, comments on IPCC's latest report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the final part of its sixth assessment report today, which states that we still have an opportunity to limit the worst impacts of global warming.

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15th March 2023

New energy minister confirms revised net zero plan will be published soon

A fresh net-zero plan will be published within weeks, according to Grant Shapps MP, secretary of state for the new Department for Energy Security and Net Zero in an appearance before MPs at the Environmental Audit Commit...

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9th March 2023

Climate advisors accuse government of being ‘asleep at the wheel’ on net zero

The government is ‘asleep at the wheel’ according to the UK’s official climate advisors, in a report released today by the Climate Change Committee which has criticised the pace of decarbonisation of the power grid. IEMA...

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7th March 2023

IEMA reaches new record of 20,000 members

IEMA is delighted to announce that our membership has grown to more than 20,000 professionals working in environment and sustainability roles growing by 30% since 2020, becoming one of the largest membership organisation...

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1st March 2023

Major businesses commit to ‘Nature Positive’ framework to materially reduce impact on nature

BAM UK & Ireland, South Western Railway, WSP, Wales & West Utilities and RSPB are founding signatories to a new pledge for naturePledge has been developed in partnership by the UK Business & Biodiversity Foru...

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17th February 2023

Good news for nature as leaders gather in London to discuss COP15

The UK Government is today hosting a meeting of leaders, including the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, King Charles III and a US special envoy, to discuss maintaining momentum behind the agreement secured for nature at the C...

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9th February 2023

IEMA welcomes Supreme Court action by Office for Environmental Protection

The Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) has asked the Supreme Court for permission to intervene in a court case regarding the development of oil wells in Surrey, UK. IEMA's Digital Journalist Tom Pashby reports. Th...

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9th February 2023

IEMA reacts to Supreme Court intervention from the Office of Environmental Protection (OEP)

Reacting to today's attempted Supreme Court intervention from the Office of Environmental Protection (OEP), IEMA's CEO Sarah Mukherjee MBE said: "We welcome the OEP's application to intervene in this important case, beca...

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8th February 2023

LIVE BLOG: EAC session on environmental policy

IEMA's Digital Journalist Tom Pashby reports live on the latest news from today's Environmental Audit Committee session on UK environmental policy.

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