Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 29 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:

Green NGOs raise ‘red flag’ over escalating Brexit risks (BusinessGreen, 29 September 2017)

Brexit a waste of time and energy, European Parliament co-ordinator claims (Jersey Evening Post, 29 September 2017)

Green Brexit: Securing the future for farming and the environment (ntplaces, 29 September 2017)

David Davis and Michel Barnier on state of Brexit talks (BBC News, 28 September 2017)

David Davis claims ‘decisive steps forward’ in Brexit talks (BBC News, 28 September 2017)

Call for Government to protect environment from Brexit and Climate Change (ClimateChangeIE, 28 September 2017)

NEW SURVEY: Nearly Two-Thirds of Brits Want to Keep EU Chemical Safety Standards After Brexit (EUBusiness, 28 September 2017)

Boris Johnson endorses new think tank calling for the hardest possible Brexit (BusinessInsiderUK, 28 September 2017)

Sue Hayman: There is no social justice without environmental justice (LabourList, 27 September 2017)

Brexit: Donald Tusk says not enough progress in talks (BBC News, 26 September 2017)

“Great uncertainty” ahead for Britain’s National Parks, warns Exmoor Society chairman (DevonLive, 26 September 2017)

Iain Duncan Smith: Brexit. Why the Government must prepare for no deal now (ConservativeHome, 26 September 2017)

Leo Varadkar: ‘Too early’ to assess Brexit progress (BBC News, 25 September 2017)

Environment on Brexit agenda (Northern Ireland Environment Link, 25 September 2017)

Damian Green tells SNP ‘to get serious’ over Brexit (The Scotsman, 25 September 2017)

Key points of Theresa May’s Florence Brexit speech (The Herald, 22 September 2017)

How Germany reacted to Theresa May’s Brexit speech (Yahoo News, 22 September 2017)

Brexit: May seeks transition period that would keep EU green rules unchanged (BusinessGreen, 22 September 2017)

Cefic suggests post-Brexit ‘grandfathering’ of REACH substances (ChemicalWatch, 21 September 2017)

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