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Environment weekly highlights—15 April 2021

Environment weekly highlights—15 April 2021
Published on: 15 April 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—15 April 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • Environmental law after Brexit—level playing field and divergence
  • Brexit Bulletin—European Parliamentary Committees schedule vote on consent recommendation for EU-UK TCA
  • Air emissions and climate change
  • Welsh Affairs Committee to hold evidence session on renewable energy in Wales
  • ClientEarth launches climate-based legal challenge against Belgian National Bank
  • European Commission electricity and gas reports illustrate changes in 2020
  • European Commission puts in place renewable energy investment pipeline
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes our latest news analysis on the impact of the ‘level playing field’ provisions in the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, and the potential for divergence in EU–UK environmental protection standards post-Brexit. We have also published commentary on the UK’s approach to developing a green finance taxonomy and the impact of international climate reporting requirements on large, multinational companies. In addition this week, the Office for National Statistics has published the 2021 natural capital accounts for the UK and the EA has published forms for shipping notified and green list waste. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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