Transform Magazine January 2017
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The year ahead
Environmental policy professionals set out what their focus will be in 2017
The European Commission has published the EU Construction and Demolition Waste Protocol (bit.ly/2g9EdXG).
The European parliament environment committee has backed plans to tighten the EU emissions trading system (ETS) from 2020.
MPs doubt that the environment department (Defra) has the resources it needs to deal with the workload associated with the UK's departure from the EU.
England town and country planning. The consultation from the communities and local government department (DCLG) on transposing the EIA Directive includes a discussion document and a copy of the proposed regulations.
Looking back, 2016 was a strong year for the recruitment industry, despite it being a challenging time in the wider world. Forecasts for 2017 show that this is unlikely to be a one off; there is further predicted growth industry-wide in the year ahead.
Diesel-powered vehicles will be banned from the roads of Athens, Madrid, Mexico City and Paris by 2025 as part of a pledge by the cities' mayors to improve air quality.
Switching taxes from labour to pollution and use of natural resources could increase GDP and jobs as well as reduce harm to the environment, economists say.
A round up of the latest business environment and sustainability plans, featuring Google, IKEA and Pepsico.
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