Government criticised over ‘indefensible’ proposal that could undermine climate efforts while yielding benefit of only £1.38m.
Rural voters say they’re being neglected by the government – and farmers are disgruntled too, warning that rising costs could lead to food shortages… and that post-Brexit trade deals will see them losing out to cheap imports.
Government condemned for trying ‘to rush it through’ – in echoes of Northern Ireland Protocol now being torn up. / MPs should block the Australia trade deal because the government has broken a promise to allow it to be scrutinised properly, a damning report says.
Ministers criticised for failing to fight for ‘ambitious’ commitments to cut CO2 emissions.
A backlash against Boris Johnson’s plan to cut Britain's carbon emissions is gaining prominent backers in the U.K. — and they're dusting off the playbook used by the Brexit campaign.
A small group of rightwing MPs are jangling Tory nerves and using questions about living costs to undermine climate action.
A network of academic experts analysing how Brexit is affecting the environment. / We are a network of impartial academic experts analysing the implications of Brexit for UK and EU environmental policy and governance.
According to experts, the best long-term environmental and economic measure Tory ministers could adopt is a close relationship with the EU market.
UK businesses are paying 10 per cent more than their EU counterparts to trade their emissions following Brexit.
Government refusal to link carbon market to EU’s has led to higher cost for British businesses.
Government scheme to replace EU agricultural payments fuelled by ‘blind optimism’ and still lacking crucial details, say MPs.
Fears for farmers and anger over dropping of pledge to bind Australia to crucial climate temperature limit.
The UK's largest environmental charities have slammed the government for not doing enough to encourage an uptake in nature-friendly farming methods to tackle climate change.
'Hang on we were told the UK was first in line for a trade deal,' wrote one Twitter user.
Findings cast doubt on Boris Johnson commitment to climate action ahead of key summit, Commission claims.
Brexit is undermining efforts to switch to renewable energy in the fight against climate change, a senior SNP government minister warned.
The Daily Climate Show: Why were climate commitments dropped from the UK-Australia trade deal? [5 mins] 09/09/2021
The Australian and UK governments are at odds over why key climate targets were stripped out of a future trade deal.
TORY ministers caved in to Australian ministers’ climate demands during talks on a post-Brexit trade deal, according to a leaked government email.
The British government secretly dropped a series of climate pledges in order to secure a post-Brexit trade deal with Australia, leaked emails appear to show.
Tree planting scheme to offset damage of new polyhalite mine in the North York Moors delayed by Brexit-related sapling shortages 21/06/2021
The North York Moors National Park Authority, which approved the world’s largest polyhalite mine development, is examining how it can meet tree planting targets to offset the development’s impact in the face of a national shortage of saplings.
Report sets out the myriad ways ongoing discussions over Brexit climate and energy policy are affecting the UK's chances of meeting climate goals.
Focusing on the implications of Brexit for meeting net zero, this brief highlights areas that require urgent attention and calls for a renewed spotlight on Brexit and energy.
Green Brexit? Report accuses UK of failing to effectively replace EU energy systems policy 18/06/2021
Brexit is making the UK's transition to net-zero "more complex", a new report has warned, stating that Covid-19 has further delayed efforts to set strong decarbonisation policies for an independent UK.
A NEW Scottish Government fund aims to “reinvigorate and repair” research links with Europe following Brexit.
Baker has joined the Global Warming Policy Foundation, a group that perpetuates “lies and falsehoods” over climate science.