Articles from Transform April 2020

Digital Environmental Assessment primer

IEMA's Proportionate EIA Strategy has identified digital impact assessment (digital IA) as one of the four key solutions to proportionate assessment, ...

Futurebuild: Responding to the Emergency

IEMA joined 27,000 built environment industry influencers and shapers at this year's Futurebuild, which took place from 3-5 March in London.

Climate Change and Energy Toolbox

Developed by IEMA's Climate and Energy network, the Climate Change and Energy Toolbox is live and online at bit.ly/2wZ2xVw

Environment Bill update

The Environment Bill passed its second reading in the House of Commons on 26 February and is now at Committee stage, where a cross-party group of MPs,...

Impact Assessment Outlook Journal programme for 2020

IEMA's EIA Quality Mark (QMark) is a scheme allowing organisations that lead co-ordination of statutory EIAs in the UK to make a commitment to excelle...

Coronavirus to bankrupt most of the world's airlines

The impact of coronavirus and government travel restrictions could bankrupt most of the world's airlines by the end of next month, the CAPA Centre for...

Banks spend $2.7trn on fossil fuels in four years

The world's 35 largest private banks spent more than $2.7trn financing the fossil fuel sector in the four years after the Paris Agreement was adopted,...

Climate change and alternative proteins pose risk to meat sector

Meat suppliers could lose billions of dollars due to the increasing financial costs of climate change and growth in the alternative protein market, su...

UK renewables generation surpasses gas for first time

UK electricity from renewable sources surpassed generation from gas for the first time ever in the third quarter of last year, government figures have...

Green jobs could rise 85% in a decade

UK renewable energy and clean technology jobs could grow from 128,954 in 2017/18 to 238,000 by 2030 – an 85% increase – if the right policies are intr...

World 'way off track' on delivering Paris Agreement – UN

The world is not on course to deliver the Paris Agreement, the UN's World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has warned.

Budget 2020: Key pledges

Budget 2020 rightly focused on the global outbreak of Covid-19 and the need to shield people and businesses from the worst of the economic shock. The ...

Connect: Social and community news

Social and community news from IEMA.

Futures vs Fellows: Disruptive technology

A recent IEMA Futures event saw a panel discuss how innovative new technology could be applied within the sustainability sphere. IEMA Futures chair Ha...

The Ocean Cleanup: A great catch

The brainchild of a Dutch teenager, The Ocean Cleanup aims to clear our seas and rivers of waste through engineering. Kathryn Manning investigates

Awards spotlight: Wilson Power Solutions

Erika Wilson, managing director of the company, talks about the power industry's future and winning IEMA's Award for New Product, Service or Technolog...

Ethical investment: the rules of engagement

Quintin Rayer offers tips for ethical investors that want to strengthen their engagement with companies

A green future after Brexit?

Neil Howe casts his eye over environmental regulations and strategies in a post-Brexit UK

The coronavirus diaries

On BBC Radio 4's Today programme in March, one presenter suggested we look at the impact of coronavirus in a “positive way“ in terms of climate change...

Environmental DNA: Tracking the traces

Environmental DNA analysis provides a more efficient way to monitor wildlife presence than traditional surveying methods – making it easier for develo...

Impact assessment: Guiding light

Andy Ricketts explains the importance of IEMA guidance in avoiding legal challenges relating to EIA

Jane Goodall: A message of hope

Legendary ethologist and UN Messenger of Peace Dr Jane Goodall talks to Chris Seekings about her rise to stardom, the fragile state of the environment...

Judicial review application of Green Belt decision refused

A claimant applied for review of a local authority's decision to grant planning permission for Green Belt development involving aggregate extraction, ...

Wessex Water pays for polluting nature reserve

Wessex Water offered to pay an enforcement undertaking of £35,000 towards environmental improvements at Stoborough Heath nature reserve after a sewer ...

April: New regulations

The latest legislation, guidance and consultation.

McDonald's to ditch hard plastic toys

McDonald's UK and Ireland will no longer include toys made from non-recycled or non-renewable forms of hard plastic in its Happy Meals from 2021.

Want to read more from this issue?

Click here to download
June - July 2021
Transform June July 2021 View online
April - May 2021
Transform April May 2021 cover View online
February - March 2021
Transform February/March 2021 View online
December 2020 - January 2021
Transform December 2020/January 2021 cover View online
November 2020
Transform November 2020 cover View online
October 2020
Transform October 2020 cover View online
September 2020
Transform September 2020 cover View online
July - August 2020
Transform July August 2020 View online
June 2020
Transform June 2020 cover View online
May 2020
Transform May 2020 View online
April 2020
Transform April 2020 View online
March 2020
Transform March 2020 View online
February 2020
Transform February 2020 cover View online
December 2019 - January 2020
Transform December 2019 January 2020 View online
November 2019
Nov TRANSFORM front cover View online
October 2019
October TRANSFORM front cover View online
September 2019
Sept TRANSFORM cover View online
July - August 2019
TRANSFORM July Aug 2019 front cover View online
June 2019
TRANSFORM June 2019 front cover View online
May 2019
May TRANSFORM front cover View online
April 2019
April 2019 TRANSFORM front cover View online
March 2019
March TRANSFORM Front cover View online
February 2019
Feb 19 transform front cover View online
December 2018 - January 2019
Transform Dec 2018 Jan 2019 View online
November 2018
Transform November 2018 View online
October 2018
Transform October 2018 View online
September 2018
Transform September 2018 View online
July - August 2018
Transform July August 2018 View online
June 2018
Transform June 2018 View online
May 2018
Transform May 2018 View online
April 2018
Transform April 2018 View online
March 2018
Transform March 2018 View online
February 2018
Transform February 2018 View online
December 2017 - January 2018
Transform December 2017 View online
November 2017
Transform November 2017 View online
October 2017
Transform October 2017 View online
September 2017
Transform September 2017 View online
July - August 2017
Environmentalist July August 2017 View online
June 2017
Environmentalist June 2017 View online
May 2017
Environmentalist May 2017 View online
April 2017
Environmentalist April 2017 placeholder View online
March 2017
Environmentalist March 2017 View online
February 2017
Environmentalist February 2017 View online
January 2017
Environmentalist January 2017 View online
December 2016
Environmentalist December 2016 View online
November 2016
Environmentalist November 2016 View online
October 2016
Environmentalist October 2016 View online
September 2016
Environmentalist September 2016 View online
August 2016
Environmentalist August 2016 View online
July 2016
Environmentalist July 2016 View online
June 2016
Environmentalist June 2016 View online
May 2016
Environmentalist May 2016 View online
April 2016
Environmentalist April 2016 View online
March 2016
Environmentalist March 2016 View online
February 2016
Environmentalist February 2016 View online
January 2016
Environmentalist January 2016 View online
December 2015
Environmentalist December 2015 View online
November 2015
Environmentalist November 2015 View online
October 2015
Environmentalist October 2015 View online
September 2015
Environmentalist September 2015 View online
August 2015
Environmentalist August 2015 View online
July 2015
Environmentalist July 2015 View online
June 2015
Environmentalist June 2015 View online
May 2015
Environmentalist May 2015 View online
April 2015
Environmentalist April 2015 View online
March 2015
Environmentalist March 2015 View online
February 2015
Environmentalist February 2015 View online
January 2015
Environmentalist January 2015 View online
December 2014
Environmentalist December 2014 View online
November 2014
Environmentalist November 2014 View online
October 2014
Environmentalist October 2014 View online
September 2014
Environmentalist September 2014 View online
August 2014
Environmentalist August 2014 View online
July 2014
Environmentalist July 2014 View online
June 2014
Environmentalist June 2014 View online
May 2014
Environmentalist May 2014 View online
April 2014
Environmentalist April 2014 View online
March 2014
Environmentalist March 2014 View online
February 2014
Environmentalist February 2014 View online
January 2014
Environmentalist January 2014 View online
December 2013
Environmentalist December 2013 View online
November 2013
Environmentalist November 2013 View online
October 2013
Environmentalist October 2013 View online
September 2013
Environmentalist September 2013 View online
August 2013
Environmentalist August 2013 View online
July 2013
Environmentalist July 2013 View online
June 2013
Environmentalist June 2013 View online
May 2013
Environmentalist May 2013 View online
April 2013
Environmentalist April 2013 View online
March 2013
Environmentalist March 2013 View online
February 2013
Environmentalist February 2013 placeholder View online
January 2013
Environmentalist January 2013 View online
December 2012
Environmentalist December 2012 View online
November 2012
Environmentalist November 2012 View online
October 2012
Environmentalist October 2012 View online
September 2012
Environmentalist September 2012 View online
August 2012
Environmentalist August 2012 View online
July 2012
Environmentalist July 2012 View online
June 2012
Environmentalist June 2012 View online
May 2012
Environmentalist May 2012 View online
April 2012
Environmentalist April 2012 View online
March 2012
Environmentalist March 2012 View online
February 2012
Environmentalist February 2012 View online
January 2012
Environmentalist January 2012 View online
December 2011
Environmentalist December 2011 View online
November 2011
Environmentalist November 2011 View online
October 2011
Environmentalist October 2011 View online
September 2011
Environmentalist September 2011 View online
August 2011
Environmentalist August 2011 View online
July 2011
Environmentalist July 2011 View online
June 2011
Environmentalist June 2011 View online
May 2011
Environmentalist May 2011 View online
April 2011
Environmentalist April 2011 View online
March 2011
Environmentalist March 2011 View online
February 2011
Environmentalist February 2011 View online
January 2011
Environmentalist January 2011 View online