Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 5 June 2017

Brexit Briefing - Weekly Summary
Brexit Briefing – Weekly Summary

This Friday’s edition of the Brexit Briefing is part of the series of posts to highlight articles published in the media covering Brexit from an environmental perspective.

The articles are not presented in any specific order of importance & are provided as a selected sample of news articles to promote understanding of the key environmental issues as they develop during the Brexit process.

The selected articles this week are:

What the Manifestos Say – General Election 2017 (Local Government Association)

Will Brexit help or damage the environment? (Independent, 27 May 2017)

Without EU regulations on chemicals, the UK will be a toxic dumping ground (The Guardian, 1 June 2017)

Falklands discusses Brexit impact on environmental funding with UKOTs (MercoPress, 5 May 2017)

Where do the parties stand on the environment? (itv, 2 June 2017)

Environmental funding for local farmers ‘at risk’ after Brexit (Farming UK, 26 May 2017)

UK lobbies Europe to dilute flagship energy efficiency law (The Guardian, 28 May 2017)

Conservatives may seek to review recycling measures (, 1 June 2017)

UK Environmental Policy And Brexit: What Now For Emissions Trading? (, 9 May 2017)

CIWEM urges next Government to focus on environment, not just Brexit (Horticulture Week, 11 May 2017)

How do the four main parties compare on the environment? (The Guardian, 24 May 2017)

Will Brexit be bad for biodiversity in Britain? (Deutsche Welle, 11 May 2017)

Brexit: A green divorce (Japan Today, 23 May 2017)

EU national parliaments won’t get Brexit trade deal veto after new ECJ ruling (The Independent, 16 May 2017)

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