Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 30 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 presented in chronological order with the most recent articles first. They 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:

The UK has a government: Theresa May’s Queen’s Speech passes as MPs defeat all amendments (BusinessInsiderUK, 30 June 2017)

Government’s Queen’s Speech clears Commons (BBC, 29 June 2017)

‘Brexit won’t change environmental liability laws’ (Insurance Business, 28 June 2017)

Brexit ‘tragic’ for the environment, warns Potocnik (LetsRecycle, 28 June 2017)

Environmental Law will Pose Immense Challenges in Run Up to Brexit (E3G, 28 June 2017)

UK risks becoming ‘dumping ground’ for plastic after Brexit (The Guardian, 28 June 2017)

National Park seeks to shape post-Brexit farming policy (CumbriaCrack, 27 June 2017)

Catalysing green finance: a priority for the new government (, 27 June 2017)

Here’s where the DUP and the Tories might disagree (Channel 4 News, 26 June 2017)

Brexit challenges hang over equities (FT, 26 June 2017)

Analysis: What the leaked EU-Japan trade deal tells us about Brexit (EnergyDesk Greenpeace, 26 June 2017)

Long-term government environment plan could be shelved until 2018 (Resource, 26 June 2017)

Hard Brexit could halt Heathrow expansion plans, says Lord Adonis (The Guardian, 26 June 2017)

Energy professionals want ‘predictable, no-surprises policy environment’ (Energy Live News, 26 June 2017)

One year on, DAERA prepares for Brexit (FarmingLife, 24 June 2017)

Green coalition assess environmental policy risks of Brexit (Environment Analyst, 23 June 2017)

From air quality to renewables: the Brexit environmental fears (The Herald, 24 June 2017)

Hard Brexit under threat as MPs from all parties plan alliance to defeat Theresa May’s plans (The Independent, 24 June 2017)

Brexit negotiations begin in Brussels (EEF, 23 June 2017)

Brexit, One Year On: Green Tape, Fossil Fuels, and Climate Science Deniers (DeSmogUK, 22 June 2017)

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