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A tale of two plans: UK and EU post-Brexit policy

Dr Viviane Gravey, Prof Andy Jordan & Prof Charlotte Burns, co-chairs of Brexit & Environment The 25 Year Environmental Plan ...

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14th February 2018

The 25 year environment plan: the elephant in the room

Professor Andy Jordan, University of East Anglia Serving Prime Ministers in the UK don’t normally make big environmental speeches.  Fewer ...

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17th January 2018
25 Year Plan

25 year environment plan launched at last: ‘Global Gold Standard’ or Green Wash?

Prof Charlotte Burns, University of Sheffield (@CharlieBEU) The much vaunted and long awaited 25 year environment plan has been published ...

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11th January 2018
Corn on the cob

GMO Cultivation in the UK: Brexit, the Devolved Administrations and International Trade

Dr Ludivine Petetin, School of Law and Politics, Cardiff University  Brexit offers a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity to renationalise prerogatives previously exercised by the ...

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11th January 2018
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The case for the green line: Brexit, the European Parliament and the ‘three Es’

Prof Charlotte Burns, University of Sheffield (@CharlieBEU) It is all too easy in the UK ‘brexiverse’ to focus entirely upon ...

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8th January 2018

5 Governance Principles for Making Environmental Law after Brexit

Maria Lee, Professor of Law and co-director of the Centre for Law and Environment, UCL Standards and policies set at EU ...

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4th January 2018
Storm Brewing over Westminster

What will Brexit mean for the climate? (Clue: it doesn’t look good)

Blog post authored by Michele Stua, University of Sussex and Ed Dearnley, University of Sussex With Brexit negotiations stuck on ...

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4th December 2017
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What’s 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
European flag flying in front of an embassy in Dublin (c) Viviane Gravey

Brexit & Environment: taking the EU side into account

With the EU Withdrawal Bill entering Committee Stage this week, discussions on Brexit and environment turn inwards – asking how ...

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15th November 2017
Currently protected by the EU’s Habitats Directive. Sandra Standbridge/Shutterstock

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
Clean Growth Strategy from BEIS webpage.

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