Articles from Transform September 2017

Millennials driving sustainable investment

Increased interest in sustainable investment saw the market grow more than 33% between 2014 and 2016 to $8.72trn (£6.73trn), according to a report by ...

Brits still wary of green energy tariffs

UK energy providers are being urged to do more to promote renewable energy after a survey commissioned by energy supplier ENGIE revealed just 1% of th...

Members invited to AGM 2017

IEMA’s 17th Annual General Meeting (AGM) is coming up this month, and members are invited to attend to witness the proceedings.

FIEMA: a new generation of sustainability leaders

The new-look Fellow membership was activated in July, and IEMA is almost ready to reveal the new cohort of FIEMAs.

Young People shout about climate change

Ever feel like a spectator at the demise of the world as we know it? You are not the only one. IEMA Futures, a group of young people fighting for what...

It's all go on the North West front

​Hello, and welcome to the North West regional update. In the coming weeks, we have the following IEMA events planned in the region.

Jonathan Bartley to carry on fighting

Despite the turmoil threatening environmental regulations worldwide, Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley is upbeat about the need to push for a ‘re...

Finding the right energy mix

Energy markets are turbulent, often fuelled by politics as much as by economics, says Colin Cooper

Air pollution - the big picture

Local authority action is only part of the solution to air pollution, says Debbie Wood

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‘Super heatwaves’ set to emerge

Global temperature rises of 4°C could see new 55°C ‘super heatwaves’ hit densely populated areas all over the world every year.

London to add 1,500 EV charging points

Transport for London has allocated almost £4.5m for the installation of 1,500 electric vehicle charging points across 25 boroughs.

Global solar power funding up on 2016

Worldwide funding in the solar energy market reached $4.6bn (£3.5bn) across 97 deals in the first half of 2017, according to figures released by Merco...

Bicester and beyond

Alison Smith on creating a green infrastructure toolkit to help local authorities and policy makers deliver long-term results

Government urged to support a sustainable, zero-carbon economy

IEMA teamed up with leading businesses and investors in July to urge the government to raise ambition to tackle climate change and show leadership tow...

‘Collaborate to make EIA more proportionate’

IEMA has launched a strategy for collaborative action to deliver more proportionate environmental impact assessment (EIA).

Martin Baxter on preparing for Brexit

September sees the start of the Parliamentary and regulatory process for leaving the EU, with scrutiny and proposed amendments being considered to the...

Kickstart your membership upgrade with our webinars

A series of webinars designed to help members progress their membership upgrade will take place throughout September.

Green vs Brown for new housing

With the need for new homes ever- increasing in the UK, Mark Smulian looks at the case for green versus brownfield sites.

Yorkshire Water fined £600,000 for sewage discharge

Yorkshire Water is the latest utilities company to be handed a large fine for environmental offences.

Court dismisses judicial review of EA flood works access

A claim for judicial review regarding powers of entry to carry out flood works by the Environment Agency (EA) has been dismissed, in the case of R (on...

Europe's creative ways in recycling

With EU plastics recycling deadlines fast approaching, Andrew Mills looks at innovation in the sector

Golden age of Construction

Members can attend a new for 2017 IEMA conference next month, free of charge, to hear about the UK’s “new golden age of construction”.

Extreme weather to result in 152,000 deaths each year by 2100

Weather-related deaths in Europe could increase by 50 times to 152,000 each year by the end of this century if no action is taken to reduce greenhouse...

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