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IEMA responds to UK cabinet reshuffle
Commenting on UK's cabinet reshuffle today, Sarah Mukherjee MBE, CEO at IEMA, said: “We welcome a department responsible for energy security and net zero. We hope this reshuffle heralds the government's intention to resp...
Official climate advisors criticise UK Government’s lack of leadership and investment
The Climate Change Committee has issued a stark warning to the government, accusing it of failing to get the UK ready for the impacts of climate breakdown.
IEMA responds to Climate Change Committee Adaptation report
Commenting on the Climate Change Committee's report 'Investment for a well-adapted UK', IEMA's CEO Sarah Mukherjee MBE said: “Climate change is already having a visible impact here in the UK, we’re seeing increased incid...
Government announces 5-year environment plan covering nature and economic prosperity
Today, the government has launched its ‘Environmental Improvement Plan 2023’, which aims to “restore nature, improve environmental quality, and increase the prosperity of our country”.
IEMA reacts to the Doomsday Clock 2023 announcement
IEMA (the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment) has reacted to the news that the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists have decided to move the Doomsday Clock from 100 to 90 seconds to midnight - 10 seconds clo...
New IEMA sustainable finance steering group – express your interest in joining
IEMA is establishing a new steering group - specifically for members - that will focus on sustainable finance issues. Sustainability is an increasingly salient issue for the banking sector and more widely other institut...
IEMA welcomes People and Culture leader at Patagonia as new Board member
IEMA is delighted to welcome Evelyn Doyle, Head of People & Culture International at Patagonia, as a Non-Executive Director to the IEMA Board.
Environment Agency workers strike over pay for the first time ever
Workers at the Environment Agency are on strike due to a dispute over their pay for the first time in the public body’s 26 year history. IEMA's Tom Pashby report.
Skidmore Review of UK’s net zero strategy published today
The UK Government has published Chris Skidmore MP’s independent review of its strategy for achieving net zero by 2050 – our target which is set in law.
Housebuilder announces carbon neutrality two years ahead of plan
The UK housebuilder Thakeham Group announced on Wednesday 11 January that they have achieved carbon-neutral status in partnership with Planet Mark and Ecology. IEMA's Digital Journalist Tom Pashby reports. Rob Boughton, ...