Tariff hit for electric vehicles likely to be £2,800 per car, with risks to UK’s net zero plans.
Rhetoric that government will develop gold standard fisheries is ‘a joke’, campaigners say.
Delays to environment bill expected to leave gap in replacement for EU regulator
What has the EU ever done for my … beach? 09/06/2016
Huge sections of the UK coastline were too polluted for swimming until EU legal action forced the government to clean up.
Brexit lorry park: Department for Transport yet to assess environment impact of huge site in Ashford 08/09/2020
The government is yet to work out the potential environmental impact of a huge Brexit lorry park - even though construction started almost two months ago.
Environment Agency chief provokes outcry over support for watering down protections for rivers and lakes 20/08/2020
The head of the Environment Agency has called for less rigorous measures to determine water quality in England’s rivers, lakes and beaches after Brexit – a move which would allow the government to classify more waterbodies as being at a high standard.
The head of the Environment Agency has endorsed a proposal to weaken laws on cleanliness of polluted rivers, lakes and coastlines after Brexit.
Tate & Lyle: Brexit-backing firm that donated to Tories set to save £73m from trade change 09/08/2020
Company denies ‘sweet deal’ that will import sugar cane from countries with lower employment and environmental standards.
Environmentalists raise concerns Government is ‘watering down’ plans for green Brexit and recovery 20/07/2020
Environment Secretary George Eustice sought to reassure campaigners, but fears Government will let green standards slide remain.
Proposals due to be published on Thursday by the UK Government will see powers in at least 70 policy areas previously controlled by the EU flow instead to Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast
Brexiters are often accused of living in the past. That is manifest in the now recurring Brexiter response to concerns about Brexit: ‘but we did perfectly well before’.
The last chance to save us from a no-deal Brexit has now slipped by. Here’s what we lost today 01/07/2020
The negotiations which will set our relationship with our closest neighbours for the next generation are being rushed in a reckless game of chicken.
German leader signals trade compromise less likely as she hardens tone on no-deal Brexit.
Explosive leaked trade papers show NHS, chlorinated chicken already on table in US trade talks 27/11/2019
'Trade campaigners have welcomed the release of leaked papers detailing trade talks between the Trump administration and British government officials, which show the US government pushing Britain into as hard a Brexit as possible because they see this as the best way of benefitting the US economy. This comes at the expense of standards, protections and livelihoods in Britain.'
Air pollution enforcement and chemical regulations could be undermined after UK leaves EU, say campaigners.
Fisheries and Brexit - report [pdf] 01/06/2020
Absurd though it may seem, as the formal Brexit process reaches its endgame, fisheries might yet be the issue that determines whether the negotiations succeed or fail.
Michel Barnier accuses UK of "backtracking" on commitments but government sources accuse EU of offering only a "binary choice".
As part of a new strategy to protect nature in the European Union, three billion new trees will be planted across the 27 member states.
Union and consumer groups warn post-Brexit trade policy must hold food imports to same standards as UK.
Concern that new strategy, which also includes protecting primeval forests, ‘lacks tools’.
An open letter from joint CEOs Miriam Turner and Hugh Knowles to the Department of Trade on possible trade deals with the US.
Future British governments could be unable to repeal new laws on workers’ rights, the environment, and health and safety, under the terms of the EU’s proposed Brexit trade deal.
The European Green Deal is a set of policy initiatives brought forward by the European Commission with the overarching aim of making Europe climate neutral in 2050.
Everything from travel to air quality has been looked at in order to create ‘a growth that gives back’