Brexit: UK strategy calls for robust environment and climate regulatory standards

July 9th, 2018 Theresa May’s latest Brexit proposals seek to maintain high regulatory standards for the environment and climate change and claims that she will not let standards fall below their current levels. The proposal also seeks to establish a free trade area for goods between the UK and the EU. Ms May’s Cabinet hopes that this will avoid “friction” at Read more…

UK NGOs concerned as Theresa May Abolishes Department of Energy and Climate Change

Public figures and NGOs in the U.K. have expressed concern over new Prime Minister, Theresa May’s decision to abolish the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

It was announced this week, following her cabinet reshuffle that the DECC would be dismantled and that its functions would now be carried out by the newly formed Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy under Secretary of State Greg Clark, M.P.

This is seen by many as a downgrading of the priority status given to Climate Change, given that the department does not have the words Climate Change in its title.