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EU carbon price set to rise to €23 per tonne between 2021 and 2030

Reforms to the EU emissions trading system (ETS) could raise the carbon price to an average of €23 per tonne between 2021 and 2030, according to a...
2 Sep 2014

4% rise in global GHG emissions from power plants each year since 2000

Existing fossil-fuelled power plants will emit 300 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide during their lifetime, and with new facilities coming on stream...
1 Sep 2014

UNEP launches learning tool to reduce risks of disasters

The UN environment programme (UNEP) has unveiled the first massive open online course (MOOC) designed to build resilience against the risks of...
29 Aug 2014

Widespread misconceptions about climate change among the British public

New research reveals that just one in nine people (11%) in Britain know there is a strong scientific consensus on man-made climate change and only 5...
27 Aug 2014

Ospreys could jeopardise Scottish music festival

An environmental impact assessment (EIA) will be carried out at the proposed new site for the annual T in the Park festival in Scotland after...
27 Aug 2014

Energy-intensive industries at risk from ETS, warns the EEF

The manufacturers’ organisation, the EEF, is calling for a radical reform of the EU emissions trading system (ETS), warning that if left in its...
22 Aug 2014

Mayor plans to improve London air quality by cutting construction machinery emissions

London’s Mayor, Boris Johnson, has announced plans to cut emissions from construction site machinery by 40% by 2020 in a bid to cut air pollution in...
21 Aug 2014

Bank warns that climate change will severely restrict economic growth in south Asia

Climate change will “slash” up to 9% off the south Asian economy every year by the end of the century, and the human and financial toll could be even...
20 Aug 2014

GIB invests in green energy for Scottish whisky distillery

A new combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Speyside, Scotland will generate enough renewable energy to power more than 20,000 homes and provide...
20 Aug 2014

Renewables fuel European economies and force power generators into rethink

Almost 38% of energy production in Spain during July was from renewable sources, while electricity in the UK generated by wind reached a record level...
18 Aug 2014

IEMA News

Policy update: Building skills for a sustainable economy

Josh Fothergill, policy and practice lead at IEMA, discusses how we are working to deliver a sustainable economy
7 Aug 2014

IEMA has the solution to the skills challenge

In an interview published in June between Tim Balcon and editor of the environmentalist Paul Suff, the IEMA chief executive outlined how the...
7 Aug 2014

IEMA reshuffles to deliver Vision 2020

The Institute’s head office has undergone some essential changes, all of which aim to provide a greater focus on the membership and drive IEMA’s...
7 Aug 2014

14001 and sustainability consultations – member feedback required

IEMA is encouraging members to get involved in two important consultations: the draft international standard (DIS) of the revised ISO 14001 and a...
7 Aug 2014

IEMA AGM 2014

IEMA announces its 2014 annual general meeting
7 Aug 2014

Building on firm foundations

In his latest blog, IEMA chief executive Tim Balcon considers how the Institute’s central business of providing membership, development and support...
7 Aug 2014

Defining corporate sustainability

In the first major initiative since joining forces with IEMA, the Global Association of Corporate Sustainability Officers (GACSO) has launched a new...
9 Jul 2014

Seeking views on membership grades and structure

More details have emerged of the review of IEMA’s membership structure, announced by chief executive Tim Balcon in June’s edition of the...
7 Jul 2014

Cambridge conference to focus on sustainability

Sustainability is high on the IEMA agenda, with a dedicated conference due later this year, just months after the Institute’s amalgamation with the...
7 Jul 2014

Prepare to engage

Increased emphasis on member engagement is a key theme for IEMA
7 Jul 2014

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