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Environment weekly highlights—14 November 2019

Environment weekly highlights—14 November 2019
Published on: 14 November 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—14 November 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Air emissions and climate change
  • High Court rules that police ban of Extinction Rebellion protests was unlawful
  • Commission Delegated Regulation aligning the auctioning of greenhouse gas emission allowances with the EU ETS rules and the classification of allowances as financial instruments under MiFID II published in OJ
  • Brexit
  • Environment (EU Exit) (Scotland) (Amendment etc) (No 2) Regulations 2019
  • Energy efficiency and buildings
  • Environmental ambition for building council
  • Energy for environmental lawyers
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes the Environment Agency announcing that it is working to reduce flood impact across Northern England, the High Court ruling in Baroness Jenny Jones & Others v The Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis the police that the ban of Extinction Rebellion protests unlawful, release by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) of a sector ambition statement, in partnership with UKGBC members, announcing that ‘by 2030, all buildings and infrastructure will, throughout their lifetime, be climate resilient and maximise environmental net gains, through the prioritisation of nature-based solution’ and a call from the Local Government Association (LGA) for clearer labelling and higher charges for hard to recycle products in an effort to increase recycling rates, together with the latest environmental enforcement prosecutions. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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