Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 12 January 2018

Brexit Briefing - Weekly Summary

This Friday’s edition of the Brexit Briefing is part of the series of posts to highlight articles published in the media covering Brexit from an environmental perspective.

The articles are presented in chronological order with the most recent articles first. They are not presented in any specific order of importance & are provided as a selected sample of news articles to promote understanding of the key environmental issues as they develop during the Brexit process.

The selected articles from this past week, which saw the a UK Government re-shuffle & the publication of a 25-year Environment Plan, are:

The greenwashing of Theresa May (, 11 January 2018)

Brexit Bulletin: 482,000 Jobs? (Bloomberg, 11 January 2018)

Theresa May pledges Brexit Britain will lead global fight against plastic pollution (, 11 January 2018)

Brexit legislation ‘may breach environmental democracy laws’ (EnergyLive News, 10 January 2018

Theresa May’s environment speech: A 10 point green economy wish-list (BusinessGreen, 10 January 2018)

Brexit bill may have broken international environment law, says UN (The Guardian, 9 January 2018)

New enforcement agency could be in place before Brexit (, 9 January 2018)

Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle: promotions, demotions and exits (The Guardian, 9 January 2018)

Brexit Bulletin: Weak and Stable? (Bloomberg, 9 January 2018)

The Tory trade bill would usher in the worst bits of TTIP – it must be stopped (The Guardian, 8 January 2018)

‘Rural resilience’: Gove outlines future vision for farming post-Brexit (FarmingUK, 8 January 2018)

May to move or sack quarter of cabinet in wide-ranging reshuffle (The Guardian, 7 January 2018)

Brexit Bulletin: How the Deal Could Unravel (Bloomberg, 5 January 2018)

Farmers to be paid for helping the environment after Brexit (Metro, 4 January 2018)

Liam Fox’s Pacific plan is toxic. Post-Brexit trade policies need proper scrutiny (The Guardian, 4 January 2018)

Focus on quality not weakened regulation post-Brexit, Gove tells farmers (The Guardian, 4 January 2018)


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