Research is set to feel the force of the Brexit storm

Loss of EU research funding threatens short and longer-term damage to the UK’s energy, climate and wider environment sectors, its export potential and exemplary position internationally

Paul Hatchwell
"Science works best without borders" – Paul Hatchwell, energy writer and consultant

Scientific and technological research may seem a rarified world, far removed from daily concerns of business. But as the threat of a no-deal Brexit looms, its true value to the economy, not least to climate science, the UK’s low-carbon transition and the wider environmental technology sector, has been thrown into sharp relief.

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