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What is the future of environmental governance in Northern Ireland?

By Ciara Brennan, Mary Dobbs, Viviane Gravey and Attracta Uí Bhroin, authors of a recent report on what Brexit means ...

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8th August 2018

Scotland and Europe: The Scottish Government’s goals for post-Brexit environmental governance

By Professor Colin Reid, University of Dundee. Setting out a clear vision of what is being sought as the UK ...

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16th July 2018

Environmental governance in Scotland: Accountable to whom, and how?

By Professor Colin Reid, University of Dundee. Many environmental matters fall within the remit of the devolved administrations, so that ...

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22nd June 2018

Taking back and sharing control? Brexit and the common environmental frameworks

By Dr Viviane Gravey, Queen's University Belfast & Professor Colin Reid, University of Dundee. Debates about Whitehall ‘grabbing’ power from ...

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12th March 2018

Six questions about common frameworks

By Professor Colin Reid, University of Dundee. Environmental challenges do not fit neatly within the geographical and political boundaries that ...

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21st February 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
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
Gove Speech

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
Northern Irish countryside

Gove’s speech on ‘Green Brexit’: Response from the Brexit & Environment team

Twitter is alive with delighted but wary environmentalists who have attended Michael Gove’s speech today in which he declared his ...

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21st July 2017
Silver lining

The green withdrawal bill?

The first reading of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (formerly known as the Great Repeal Bill) saw calls for amendments ...

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21st July 2017

Post-Brexit agri-environment and fisheries policy in the UK: A new dawn?  

The EU has had a profound impact upon UK agriculture and fisheries policy. Brexit will lead to considerable change in ...

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3rd July 2017