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What is in store for the Precautionary Principle?

Right now, the fate of the EU’s environmental principles in this country after Brexit is being debated by the House ...

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20th November 2017
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The UK needs a new independent body to protect the environment after Brexit

Maria Lee, Professor of Law and co-director of the Centre for Law and Environment, UCL For four decades, EU legislation ...

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8th November 2017
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Is the Clean Growth Strategy Brexit-proof?

The Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy published the long-awaited Clean Growth Strategy last week, setting out the ways ...

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19th October 2017
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Post-Brexit options for UK chemicals law

What may happen to UK chemicals policy post-Brexit? As a way of understanding why Brexit poses such challenges, I look ...

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6th October 2017
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Who’s in charge here?

During the Brexit referendum campaign the cry of “take back control” was often heard but never followed up by clear ...

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2nd October 2017
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How will resources for the environment change post-Brexit?

Much has been said about the environmental consequences of Brexit, with the general admission being that Brexit will indeed be ...

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31st August 2017
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UK and Welsh waste policy after Brexit

While it is possible that UK policy will continue to track the progress made by EU-level policies for a circular ...

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18th August 2017
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Green Gove woos environment sector: But what about devolution?

Despite a House of Lords report published last week warning that the impact of Brexit on the UK’s devolution settlements ...

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24th July 2017