Transform Magazine July - August 2017
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Climatic challenges ahead
Bob Ward and Victoria Druce on why the UK's climate change policies are unlikely to be derailed by Brexit and the election of Donald Trump
With Brexit on the horizon, it is perhaps easy to forget that EU directives still apply to the UK and that we are still required to comply with these for at least two years.
A claim for a judicial review into the government's policy for nationally significant hazardous waste infrastructure has been dismissed in the case of R. (on the application of Scarisbrick) vs the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.
Supermarket chain Tesco has been slapped with a substantial fine over a petrol leak, polluting the River Irwell.
The implications that Brexit could have on UK environmental assessment in the long, medium and short term were examined in detail at a joint conference of the University of Liverpool and the Ireland and UK branch of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) on 14 June.
A new member-led group focusing on improving environmental and social risk management in international development projects was launched on 25 May.
CO2 emissions from power generation will peak in 2026, and be 4% lower in 2040 than they were in 2016, says Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Investment opportunities around the Humber estuary have been identified to deliver well managed natural capital, sustainable economic growth and improved social wellbeing.
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