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GHG and sustainability reporting - next steps for business and government

IEMA executive director for policy Martin Baxter, offers his take on the recent mandatory reporting announcement and what he thinks could be on the reporting horizon...

There are definitely two sides of the fence when it comes to how positive Rio+20 has been

Rio+20 draft divides opinion

Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, and Environment Secretary, Caroline Spelman, say the Rio+20 draft agreement is broadly positive but that they would have liked it to be stronger and to go further, others fail to see the positive angle...

UN makes new sustainable energy commitments

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has marked Energy Day at Rio+20 by issuing three new commitments to action in support of his Sustainable Energy for All Initiative.

Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman

Sustainable food, energy and water are UK's Rio+20 targets

The UK Government delegation to Rio+20 this week will press for the creation of new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) focused on food, energy and water says Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman.

Gorbachev warns Rio+20 against 'backsliding' on climate change

World governments have been accused of 'backsliding' on climate change by the highly influential Climate Change Task Force (CCTF) who also said that the final document from this week's Rio+20 meeting will be meaningless.

The full report will be launched on June 19th at the Rio+20 Conference

In-depth report on global water management progress

Water efficiency progress is "lagging behind other water management reforms", according to the preliminary results of the latest UN-Water survey.

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