Other reports and articles on Brexit
This short piece by Professor Richard Macrory of University College London considers how international law may limit the UK's freedom to develop environmental law after Brexit. Reproduced here with permission of ENDS Report, Haymarket Business Media.
This short article by Professor Colin Reid of Dundee University attempts to set out the continuing ground rules, and the new influences, under which environmental law will operate when the UK leaves the EU.
This short article by Eloise Scotford and Megan Bowman of King's College, London highlights some legal and governance challenges of leaving the EU by 'converting' EU law to UK domestic law. It also points to opportunities, including mainstreaming climate change policy in core economic areas.
Articles on what Brexit means for particular environmental law topics
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This briefing paper prepared by Brodies LLP gives a clear and simple explanation of the process for a UK withdrawal from the EU, alternatives to EU membership, what Brexit might mean for issues such as trade and employment law, and impacts on different sectors such as renewable energy, farming and fisheries. It includes a particular focus on implications for Scotland, including Scottish legislation and tax.
This mini-publication is geared towards lawyers. It was included in The Lawyer and features a series of briefings from experts on the challenges for different practice areas, following the referendum vote to leave the EU.
This bulletin prepared by barristers at Cornerstone Chambers is geared towards lawyers. It maps out key legal issues and questions connected to the impact of Brexit on areas of planning and environmental law.
This blog post from Practical Law is geared towards lawyers. It gives an overview of the shorter and longer term implications for different practice areas (including the environment) of the referendum vote to leave the EU.
This 16 page report was prepared by academics from the Scottish Universities Legal Network on Europe. It identifies cross-cutting questions affecting environmental governance in Scotland after Brexit, as well as specific questions likely to emerge in selected areas of environmental law.
This Briefing note by the Committee on Climate Change reports on the implications of leaving the EU for the UK’s emissions reduction efforts.
This Environmental Audit Committee report follows the Committee's inquiry into 'the extent to which EU environmental objectives and policies have succeeded in tackling environmental issues in the UK'. UKELA gave oral and written evidence to the inquiry, which is referred to in the report.
This 24 page independent report was commissioned by the all-party parliamentary environment group.
This 100 page report prepared by the Institute for European Environmental Policy, gives a detailed analysis of possible options and consequences of a withdrawal.
- The EU Referendum and the UK Environment: An Expert Review. How has EU membership affected the UK and what might change in the event of a vote to Remain or Leave? (2016)
This 157 page review has been prepared by fourteen academic experts. A short Executive Summary is also available via the link above. The work was funded by the ESRC.
Resources tracking EU environmental legislation
These documents by Practical Law track new and draft EU environmental legislation.