14 February 2017: The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee publishes its report which highlights key actions that will be needed to ensure environmental protections are not eroded as a result of Brexit. Report: Brexit: environment and climate change (HTML) Report: Brexit: environment and climate change (PDF) Evidence Volume: Brexit: environment and climate change ( PDF 1.38 […]

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At the Coastal Futures conference there were two discussion sessions on Brexit which covered Environmental regulations and Fisheries. These briefings have now been completed by Suzannah Walmsley (Fisheries) and Chris Williams (Environmental Regulation). Although until Government actually say what their intentions are much is speculation there are some major elements highlighted by these briefings that […]

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The European Parliament has adopted draft reform of carbon market post-2020, but it is not clear if the UK will continue to be involved. The reforms are necessary because the European Union’s emission trading system (ETS), a cap-and-trade permit system to regulate industry pollution, has suffered from excess supply since the 2008 financial crisis, depressing […]

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