The Significance of GHG Emissions in EIA

13th January 2014


In 2010, IEMA produced principles for taking account of GHG emissions in EIA in order to improve the consideration of climate change mitigation in practice. These principles set the framework for such assessment, but also raised questions about how significance should be evaluated. Turley Associates are leading a group of EIA Quality Mark registrants to produce further advice on this subject to be launched in 2014. This webinar will set out the progress made to date on the guides core developments and provide examples of how GHG emissions are currently being assessed and evaluated in UK EIA practice.


Pledge to Net Zero - Creating the business case for fast climate action

Hosted during week 2 of COP26, this panel discussion focused on how to build a business case around taking action on climate change.

15th November 2021

Read more

The Low Carbon Construction event hosted by the Yorkshire and Humberside regional network, looked into how building back better presents an opportunity to do things differently. In particular, it provides an opportunity to address some of the challenges presented by the decarbonisation agenda.

29th September 2021

Read more

This webinar provided a unique first-hand briefing on this important development in the build up to COP26 and outlined progress and proposals developing through the Taskforce, along with practice informed perspectives on the potential of carbon markets both globally and for organisations.

21st June 2021

Read more

In this webinar, we learned about the outcomes of this review, considerations identified across carbon offset and ‘compensation’ solutions, and implications of the findings for those developing their carbon offsetting programmes. The webinar focused on the context of the Environment Agency.

9th June 2021

Read more

Now that it's been almost two years since the flurry of climate emergency declarations were made by multiple organisations across our region and as COP26 approaches, we took a look at the challenges and the opportunities that have been encountered by public sector organisations in leading climate emergency response at local level.

14th May 2021

Read more

In this webinar, Thomas Hale from University of Oxford outlined the Oxford Principles for Net Zero Aligned Carbon Offsetting.

13th May 2021

Read more

Our Midlands Race to Zero webinar featured speakers discussing the topic of net zero and answer questions about this very current and challenging agenda.

13th May 2021

Read more

The second day of online delivery of Scotland’s EIA Conference saw three experienced presenters discuss their views on EIA’s progress in different aspects of climate change and nature enhancement goals.

11th May 2021

Read more

This webinar looked at present practical climate actions – relevant to all - from year 1 of our industry’s Pledge to Net Zero (PTNZ) programme.

16th April 2021

Read more

Media enquires

Looking for an expert to speak at an event or comment on an item in the news?

Find an expert