ENDS Report Brexit Update
November 18, 2019
 
The latest news, analysis and comment on what the decision to leave the EU means for environmental law, policy and management - exclusive for ENDS Report subscribers so that you can plan ahead
 
Government waters down green non-regression pledge
Government waters down green non-regression pledge

11 Nov 2019

The government appears to have weakened its pledge to introduce a legally-binding commitment to uphold environmental standards after the UK leaves the EU

 
 

Analysis

 
Unfinished business: 7 critical green plans left in limbo
Unfinished business: 7 critical green plans left in limbo

08 Nov 2019

A number of critical fledgling bills and environmental strategies have been left with an uncertain future as a result of the general election. ENDS takes a look at some of the most important outstanding environmental strategies

 
 
General election: What’s on the green agenda?
General election: What’s on the green agenda?

13 Nov 2019

With the general election campaign now gearing up, the UK’s main parties are already unveiling eye-catching pledges to capitalise on the surge in public concern around climate change and environmental issues. Simon Pickstone investigates whether green issues are set to take centre stage

 
 
General election: What green pledges have the parties made so far?
General election: What green pledges have the parties made so far?

13 Nov 2019

With climate change and the environment set to be important issues in the general election campaign, ENDS takes a look at what the main parties have announced so far

 
 

Latest Brexit news

 
Green watchdog powers could have ‘chilling effect’ on judicial review process, say legal experts

Legal powers to be granted to the proposed Office for Environmental Protection under the Environment Bill could hinder organisations’ access to the judicial review process, according to academics and lawyers

 
Carbon tax would apply from this week under no-deal Brexit

The first carbon emissions tax bills would be sent in May 2021 and would apply from this week if the UK crashes out of the EU at the end of the current Brexit extension period, says the government

 
Environment Bill should mandate ‘national healthy air plan’, says ClientEarth

A series of recommendations to bolster the Environment Bill’s limited provisions on air quality were heard at Environmental Protection UK’s annual conference yesterday

 
Legal experts lambast Environment Bill

The Environment Bill does not “enshrine the highest standards in law” as the prime minister claimed, according to a letter signed by 23 experts in environmental law

 
 

Most-read

 
UK set to miss 2020 environment goals
UK set to miss 2020 environment goals

12 Nov 2019

The UK is set to miss key environmental targets from air pollution and water quality to tree planting and recycling, an investigation has found

 
 
‘Huge icebergs of foam’: EA investigates mystery city centre river pollution

06 Nov 2019

The Environment Agency (EA) is investigating what type of pollution has left a city centre river covered in a mystery white foam

 
 
General election: Which MPs with green roles are most vulnerable?
General election: Which MPs with green roles are most vulnerable?

13 Nov 2019

With the general election now officially underway, ENDS looks at which MPs with an interest in climate and environmental issues face the toughest reelection battles

 
 

Latest from our trackers

 
The ENDS Report Brexit Library: live table
The ENDS Report Brexit Library: live table

14 Nov 2019

Click through to view a sortable and regularly updated table of key Brexit-related policy, legislation and guidance documents published by the UK government, devolved administrations and the European Commission

 
 

Latest Brexit Library updates

 
Statutory instrument on legislative functions

05 November 2019

 
Statutory instrument on pesticides (amendment)

04 November 2019

 
 
 

 
Principal EIA Consultant JSM Associates, Central London
Sustainability Programme & Data Analyst Heathrow Airport Ltd, Heathrow, Hounslow
Consultant Economist Eunomia Research & Consulting Ltd, Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
Principal Consultant Policy Eunomia Research & Consulting Ltd, Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
Consultant LCA Eunomia Research & Consulting Ltd, Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
 

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