Articles from Transform April 2018

World’s most powerful offshore wind turbine unveiled

GE Renewable Energy will develop the world’s largest and most powerful offshore wind turbine, generating enough power for up to 16,000 European househ...

Waste to wealth

Could China’s ban on the import of certain types of plastic waste present an opportunity for other nations to profit? Dr Uche Okere reports

Position of power: global energy

Gail Tverberg on why our global energy problem comes down to quantity rather than quality.

Breaking with tradition

Louise Pryor tells Chris Seekings how actuaries are advising the financial world to make sustainable decisions, facilitating a global shift towards a ...

All change for safety and ISO 45001

Richard Clarke uses his experience of international standards to shed some light on the upcoming ISO 45001 for managers.

Off the back burner

Rick Gould looks at the effects of wood-burning stoves on air quality

Avoid appearing 'plastic' on sustainability

Awareness of the issues associated with plastic waste is at an all-time high. Those improving sustainability and environmental performance will never ...

Get free feedback on your CPD

IEMA is about to start the spring round of continuing professional development (CPD) sampling; this is where we select a proportion of members and ask...

Remain within REACH, says Environmental Policy Forum

As the House of Lords debated the future of chemical regulation post-Brexit, the Environmental Policy Forum (EPF), which includes IEMA, expressed conc...

£20m fund for plastics R&D 'won't stretch far'

On Tuesday 13 March, the UK chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond delivered the first spring statement to reveal any amends to the Treasury’s pla...

Help make history: critical member vote on Chartership at May EGM

IEMA is set to embark on some exciting plans during 2018 – and members’ input is absolutely critical in transforming the plans into reality.

April 2018: New regulations

A round-up of new regulations this month.

In court: Contractors fined £180,000 over diesel spill

Two contractors saw a combined fine of £180,000 levied against them after a diesel spill.

Case law: Appeal dismissed for wind farm

The secretary of state refused an application for a development consent order for the construction of a wind farm near a special protection area that ...

‘Overwhelming’ knowledge gap on renewable energy storage technology

Almost nine in 10 Brits are unaware of vehicle-to-grid chargers that enable stored renewable energy from electric cars to be sold back to providers at...

Companies failing to address climate-related financial risks

Just one in 10 companies globally provide incentives for board members to manage climate-related risks and opportunities, reveals a new report from CD...

Climate shocks fuelling poverty

Extreme weather events are costing farmers in the developing world billions of dollars each year, taking a heavy toll on food security and people’s li...

Help make our history

The word ‘transform’ is one that rings loud in our membership – not just in the name of this magazine. Everything you do is about change and improveme...

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