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Reality bites: The implications of scrutiny-free environmental law reform in Northern Ireland after Brexit

Presuming no alternative political course emerges in the meantime, on the 29th March 2019 a raft of new secondary legislation ...

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12th March 2019

Interview: Charlotte Burns speaks to Environmental Politics about Brexit

The following blog post is an interview of Brexit & Environment's Prof Charlotte Burns by Marc Hudson (from the journal ...

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8th March 2019

The repatriation of competences in climate and energy policy after Brexit

This post was originally published on the Centre on Constitutional Change Blog, and is based on an ESRC-funded report: The ...

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26th February 2019

Environmental governance in Scotland: An analysis of the Scottish Government’s consultation

The Scottish Government has published its Consultation on Environmental Principles and Governance in Scotland, setting out proposals for the status ...

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20th February 2019

Will the Environment Bill be a force for greener planning?

The draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill is rightly attracting a great deal of attention. It is the flagship legislation ...

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18th February 2019

Air quality law for the future: Fixing the fundamentals

Air quality is a lightning rod issue for UK environmental law post-Brexit.  The EU Ambient Air Quality Directive (AQD) and ...

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14th February 2019

Four approaches to urban air pollution after Brexit

Poor air quality causes over 7 million deaths a year worldwide, especially in large cities. After Brexit, a critical environmental ...

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12th February 2019

Environmental principles in the Environment Bill

The UK Government’s Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill is a valuable endeavour that attempts to develop an English, and to ...

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30th January 2019

All in it together – but not yet? Devolution in the Environment Bill

In the papers accompanying the draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill published at the end of 2018, the UK Government ...

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20th January 2019

The environment in the Brexit deal: A brief guide

Tonight, the UK Parliament is scheduled to vote on the Brexit deal which was agreed to in principle by Theresa ...

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15th January 2019

Expert Roundtable: The Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill

Just before Christmas, the UK Government released a draft of the provisions on post-Brexit environmental principles and governance that will ...

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14th January 2019

Is Defra’s Waste Strategy Brexit-proof?

On 18 December 2018, Defra launched its strategy for waste and resources – Our Waste, Our Resources: A Strategy for ...

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6th January 2019