Environment


UK and Welsh waste policy after Brexit

Posted on 1 August 2017 by Richard Cowell

While it is possible that UK policy will continue to track the progress made by EU-level policies for a circular economy, a combination of Westminster government distraction, limited capacity and deregulatory ethos might lead to a flatlining of performance, in which recycling fails to increase and incineration takes up the slack. Whether devolved governments like
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Brexit, the environment and devolution

Posted on 8 June 2017 by Lowri Jones

Dr Viviane Gravey, University of Belfast and Professor Andy Jordan, University of East Anglia, take a look at the manifestos in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to see how devolved governments are engaging with the environmental challenges posed by Brexit. Brexit raises a number of critical questions for the UK’s environment. A coalition of environmental campaign
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