Articles from Transform July - August 2020

Staying in the loop

How can circular economy principles be applied to the water industry? Oliver Heidrich, Majed Khadem and Brett Cherry investigate

Running on empty

Water security is the poor relation of the climate emergency when it comes to industry attention, says Catherine Early

Unlocking the grid

There are signs that the off-grid solar generation market is about to mature – has the time come for careful investment in this sector? Pete Carvill f...

The corporate diaries

“I suspect an awful lot of the environmental agenda and targets will be put on the back burner,“ said Ryanair's chief executive Michael O'Leary at an ...

Scaling the wall

Daniel McGahey and Jonathan Davies discuss boosting private investment in the Great Green Wall, a landscape restoration project spanning the African S...

Distance Learning

David Burrows speaks to Iain Gulland about Zero Waste Scotland's progress on carbon emissions, on the day its home working report was released

Arrests on illegally operated waste site in Lincolnshire

Officers from the Environment Agency and Lincolnshire police have raided an illegal waste site in Long Bennington, Lincolnshire, and arrested two peop...

Application for review of decision to grant power station permission refused

In the case R (Clientearth) v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the Secreta...

Strategies for cities

Hannah Lesbirel reflects on how the circular economy could boost cities' resilience

Natural intelligence

Chris Seekings investigates how partnerships between NGOs and giant technology companies are harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to unmask...

High Court supports EIA

In R (Swire) v Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government [2020] EWHC 1298 (Admin), the High Court has quashed a planning permis...

New regulations

The latest legislation, guidance and consultation.

What will COVID-19 mean for sustainable fashion?

Can sustainability be the saviour of the fashion industry after the pandemic or will it become another casualty? Kathryn Manning reports

#BuildingBackBetter – but how do we contribute?

Absent from our collective narrative in January, the concept of 'Building Back Better' (BBB) after COVID-19 has well and truly arrived.

Climate Change Network support sessions

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Climate Change and Energy Network has helped IEMA to deliver a series of support sessions, assisting members with 'w...

New ISO standard unveiled

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has developed a new standard, ISO 14016 – Guidelines on the assurance of environmental report...

Multiple weather records broken

The UK has experienced multiple record-breaking weather events this year, as the climate crisis continues.

July-August: Connect: Social and community news

The IEMA community's news for July-August.

#BeyondPlastic Taskforce, FCO

Andrew Collingridge, lead at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's #BeyondPlastic Centre of Excellence, talks about winning Best Team and tackling the...

New publications

Recent and upcoming publications from IEMA.

Women rising to the top of UK energy sector

Women occupy significantly more board seats at top UK energy companies than they did last year, analysis by PwC and the POWERful Women initiative show...

Ringing the changes

It's my tremendous pleasure to welcome you to this edition of Transform, my first as CEO of IEMA. It has been both an interesting and unusual career t...

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