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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
European Parliament

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
Bumble bee

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
Holyrood

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
Swiss Cow Grazing

The gilded green cage: Swiss agricultural policy and lessons for Brexit Britain

Switzerland sits outside the European Union (EU) and its’ much critiqued Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). From this position, Switzerland has ...

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19th September 2017
ECJ European Court of Justice

Who’s afraid of the ECJ? Let’s debate environmental governance

Among the many proposals in Michael Gove’s thoughtful speech on the environment, one received less attention that we think it ...

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14th September 2017