Could a Trump-style rollback of green rules happen here?

Since taking office, the US president has taken a chainsaw to environmental regulations. With parts of Boris Johnson’s cabinet keen to pursue a deregulatory agenda, is there a danger the UK could follow Trump’s lead after Brexit?

by Adam Branson
Trump keeps digging: the US president has hollowed out a range of environmental rules from coal emission limits to water quality. Photograph: Michael Brochstein/Getty Images
Trump keeps digging: the US president has hollowed out a range of environmental rules from coal emission limits to water quality. Photograph: Michael Brochstein/Getty Images

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