The Environment Agency's chief executive Baroness Barbara Young launched ET 2005 on Tues, May 24 with a speech about the importance of industry participation in efforts to clean up the planet.
Often overlooked by industry, new legislation requiring big business to assess their potential social and environmental impact could pose a huge hurdle.
Government inertia over building energy controls will mean the UK misses its own targets for carbon emissions reduction, a leading construction expert has warned.
In an informative seminar ISO 14000 Series - Standards Update at ET2005 in Birmingham Martin Baxter, technical director at IEMA, this morning outlined the recent re-write will have on environmental monitoring systems.
Individuals should be encouraged to take responsibility for their own environmental impact through a system of domestic tradable quotas in order for truly effective emissions reduction measures to take place.
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