Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 15 September 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:

Brexit Could Stymie Europe’s Carbon Dioxide Reduction Efforts (Forbes, 13 September 2017)

Brexit: Ex-minister Lord Bridges urges ‘honesty’ over EU exit (BBC News, 13 September 2017)

Scottish and Welsh governments will publish UK Brexit bill amendments (Holyrood, 13 September 2017)

Brexit bill ‘plays Russian roulette’ with environmental law (Chemical Watch, 13 September 2017)

The two tightropes of Brexit (Financial Times, 13 September 2017)

Brexit: EU repeal bill wins first Commons vote (BBC News, 12 September 2017)

Next round of Brexit negotiations postponed to September 25 (AbramOnline, 12 September 2017)

Conservative Environment Network report ‘fails to drill down into fracking and climate policy’ (TheEcologist, 11 September 2017)

Britain flouting duty to protect citizens from toxic air pollution – UN (The Guardian, 10 September 2017)

Tories tell May: spell out devolved post-Brexit law (The Scotsman, 9 September 2017)

Q&A with Fergus Ewing (Holyrood, 8 September 2017)

Report: Ministers are misleading the public over Brexit bill, jeopardising UK environment (Client Earth, 7 September 2017)

Experts warn EU Withdrawal Bill threatens Green Brexit (Environment Journal, 7 September 2017)

UK government’s Brexit bill under attack on all fronts (The Scotsman, 7 September 2017)

Environmental groups put pressure on Brexit Bill (, 7 September 2017)

‘No surprise’ if agri-environmental laws weakened after Brexit (, 6 September 2017)

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