Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 4 August 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:

Countryside faces ‘damaging uncertainty’ (BBC News, 3 August 2017)

To Feed Ourselves Well after Brexit, We Need to Change the Economics of Farming (Resilience, 2 August 2017)

The truth about Brexit emerges (Capital&Conflict, 2 August 2017)

Thinktank sets out ‘once in a generation’ chance to improve UK farming policies (FarmingUK, 2 August 2017)

Our 60-year relationship with Euratom offers hard lessons for Brexit negotiators (The Guardian, 2 August 2017)

Brexit: Job advert reveals UK trade dispute plans (BBC News, 2 August 2017)

Post-Brexit Britain should phase out tariffs on food, says thinktank (The Guardian, 1 August 2017)

No wonder farmers fear the Brexit wolf in sheep’s clothing (The Guardian, 1 August 2017)

Pay farmers to protect environment, urges think tank (BusinessGreen, 1 August 2017)

UK and Welsh waste policy after Brexit (Cardiff University, 1 August 2017)

The Guardian view on Theresa May’s holiday – who’s in charge? (The Guardian, 30 July 2017)

‘Squabbling threatens the ongoing success of local agri-food sector (FarmingLife, 29 July 2017)

Kirsty Hughes: Philip Hammond’s Brexit transition deal could smooth path into the EU for indy Scotland (The National, 29 July 2017)

NIFDA holds Brexit discussions with Gov (FarmingLife, 29 July 2017)

UK farmers are addicted to subsidy, says government adviser (The Guardian, 29 July 2017)

Brexit likely to create a rise in UK megafarms (The Guardian, 28 July 2017)

The impact of Brexit on environmental policy in the UK (CarbonClear, 29 July 2017)

UK Environmental Policy After Brexit: How Will Recycling & Landfill Be Affected? (Integrated Skills, 28 July 2017)

Small farmers may lose out over Gove’s ‘Green Brexit’ plans, says Sir James Dyson (FarmingUK, 27 July 2017)

Richard Corbett: The British left should lead in resisting Brexit (LabourList, 27 July 2017) 

Defrosting Defra? Gove’s ‘unfrozen’ speech on green Brexit (Environment Analyst, 26 July 2017)

Plaid Cymru asks Westminster for three demands to ‘guarantee’ the future for rural Wales (FarmingUK, 26 July 2017)

Concerns over EU renewable energy investment for West of Scotland after Brexit (CommonSpace, 26 July 2017)

Gove and Fox must work together to prepare farmers for Brexit (ConservativeHome, 26 July 2017)

As a British EU negotiator, I can tell you that Brexit is going to be far worse than anyone could have guessed (Independent, 25 July 2017)

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