Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 18 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:

Environmental law undermined by Brexit ‘power grab’, warn Scottish and Welsh ministers (Holyrood, 17 August 2017)

Scotland and Wales coordinate opposition to Brexit “green” legislation (MercoPress, 17 August 2017)

European Union To Link Emissions Trading System With Switzerland (Clean Technica, 17 August 2017)

Scots and Welsh environment ministers meet over Brexit (BBC News, 17 August 2017)

Brexit bill ‘could hit green policies’ (The Press and Journal, 17 August 2017)

Michael Gove’s actions are simply not enough (BrightGreen, 16 August 2017)

How will Brexit affect the environment? Brexit means podcast (The Guardian, 16 August 2017)

Public overwhelmingly backs British farming amid Brexit uncertainty, survey suggests (Farminguk, 16 August 2017)

Government promises to maintain ‘high environmental standards’ in post-Brexit trade (BusinessGreen, 15 August 2017)

Are we heading for a ‘Green Brexit’? Who the hell knows (BusinessGreen, 14 August 2017)

David Miliband demands SECOND Brexit vote (not the right result first time Dave?) (Daily Express, 13 August 2017)

Abusive Brexit debate insults our intelligence (The Guardian, 13 August 2017)

“Dear Mr Gove…”: the Countryfile experts offer the Environment Secretary their advice in the build up to Brexit (The Radio Times, 13 August 2017)

David Miliband calls for second EU referendum and praises ‘valiant’ Philip Hammond The Telegraph, 13 August 2017)

Britons Should Be Given Second Brexit Vote, Says Former Foreign Minister (U.S.News, 12 August 2017)

Tory Brexit policy is chaotic: the fightback against this stitch-up must begin at once (the Guardian, 12 August 2017)

John McDonnell claims that Government’s EU exit plans are in chaos (The Herald, 10 August 2017)

The UK is now a world leader in one god-awful trade and it confirms our biggest fear about Brexit (The Canary, 10 August 2017)

The experts strike back! How economists are being proved right on Brexit (The Guardian, 10 August 2017)

UK govt close to publishing Brexit position papers – report (DigitalLook, 9 August 2017)

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