CIWEM's submission to the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Environmental Audit Committees on scrutiny of the Draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill 2018Read more
Our assessment of the Resources & Waste Strategy for England. After Brexit, Defra will become directly responsible for resources and waste policy.Read more
We work through a range of Special Interest Groups and Networks to harness the strong technical expertise of our members, ensuring that we deliver high quality, timely research, reports, advice and guidance on a wide range of environmental issues.
We proactively inform policy development and change via our Policy Position Statements and more detailed technical and policy reports, bringing impartiality and evidence together for environmental benefit. Browse the topic links below to view our policy work in these areas.
We also make constructive responses to public consultations and parliamentary committee inquiries, providing professional input into the decision-making process.View consultation and inquiry responses
With #ExtinctionRebellion on the streets today, read about the #ClimateEmergency motivating them. #ClimateChange is bringing opportunities and threats. We need to step up our response. “while there may or may not turn out to be a Plan B for Brexit, there is no Planet B for us” https://t.co/blTY9ad4pa
RT @theCCCuk: Today we've launched a new call for evidence to inform a major CCC assessment of the risks to the UK from #climatechange (due…
As Steve Double says, "releasing balloons and lanterns is no different to littering. You are just throwing rubbish up instead of down". This type of litter can also be a major issue for livestock #farmers. We look forward to hearing more on this review. https://t.co/ffiL6SEJQS
RT @JimBair62221006: Paris IS possible https://t.co/k9UcuenxCF *new study finds "a secure & cost-efficient energy supply to achieve the P…
Parliamentary Committees and All Party Parliamentary Groups play a key role in scrutinising, evaluating and influencing government policy. Our active involvement with these groups helps us to ensure that an integrated approach to environmental, social and cultural issues is maintained throughout Government policy. Increasing CIWEM’s profile among parliamentarians, departments, committees, think tanks and groups help us to achieve this. Actively engaging with parliamentarians is vital to the ability of CIWEM to influence decision makers and promote policy and regulation which is effective in driving sustainability.
If you’d like to get involved in any of our policy and technical work there are many opportunities to join a community related to your area of expertise.
For further information please contact Alastair Chisholm, Director of Policy: Alastair.email@example.com
The most important thing we can do is listen to the experts... We do not use CIWEM enough; its 10,000 real experts are at the beck and call of the Government, the Opposition, companies and local authorities.
Rt Hon Richard Benyon MP