Houses in countryside

A tale of two policy areas: Why EU-UK environmental relations are more complicated than you think

Although the environment as has not yet become a central focus of debate between the two official campaigns, particular issues, ...

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31st May 2016
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The EU referendum, planning and the environment

In the May edition of the Town and Country Planning magazine, Richard Cowell and Sue Owens, co-authors of the Land ...

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29th May 2016
cobbles on beach

What would Brexit mean for the environment in the EU?

In an opinion piece for Euractiv, Viviane Gravey, Andy Jordan and Charlotte Burns (lead authors of the expert review) discuss ...

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24th May 2016
IES Brexit event

Brexit and the environment: EU and UK environmental policies after 23 June

One month ahead of the UK referendum on membership of the European Union, we organised a round-table at the Institute ...

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24th May 2016
EU flag in trees by Niccolo Caranti

Where to find information on environmental issues in the EU referendum

As the referendum approaches and both sides work harder to capture the support of undecided voters, issues such as the ...

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16th May 2016
UK flags and French flag

What about devolution?

When talking about ‘Brexit’ and the UK-EU referendum, most discussions concerns the whole of the UK, yet a vote to ...

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13th May 2016
Hay in field

Agriculture and the EU referendum: Taking stock and peering forwards

In a blog post for the UK in a Changing Europe Initiative, Viviane Gravey and Andy Jordan (University of East ...

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11th May 2016
Missing green puzzle piece

Is environment the biggest hole in the referendum campaigns?

In a blog post on the Green Alliance Blog, Andy Jordan and Viviane Gravey (University of East Anglia), lead authors ...

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9th May 2016
Planners Network UK

Planning and the environment after the EU referendum

In a blog post on Planner's Network UK, Richard Cowell (Cardiff University), co-author of the Land Use Planning chapter in ...

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29th April 2016

The EU referendum: Risks and opportunities for the UK environment

Our impartial and independent review – the EU referendum and the UK referendum – authored by 14 international experts was launched on ...

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29th April 2016
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Will the Environmental Audit Committee report at last bring the environment onto the referendum campaign agenda?

In a post on the Politics Studies Association's Environmental Politics blog, Charlotte Burns, lead author of our expert review reflects ...

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20th April 2016
Off-shore wind farm

Cut out: Brexit would put the EU’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions at risk

In a post on the LSE Brexit blog, Tim Rayner (University of East Anglia), who co-authored the Climate Change chapter ...

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20th April 2016