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Environment weekly highlights—19 November 2020

Environment weekly highlights—19 November 2020
Published on: 19 November 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—19 November 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Key developments and materials
  • PM’s ten point plan for green industrial revolution unveiled
  • Green Jobs Taskforce launched to create two million green jobs by 2030
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • PRIMEtime: Sustainability in a Pandemic—12 November 2020
  • Brexit
  • The impact of the Agriculture Act 2020
  • Brexit Bulletin—BEIS outlines key actions for sectors to prepare for end of transition period
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes the government’s announcement of a ten point plan for a green industrial revolution as well as public investment in creating a ‘green jobs’ taskforce and expanding the Green Recovery Challenge Fund, to support the UK’s aim of reaching net zero emissions by 2050. We have also this week published News Analyses on the impact of the Agriculture Act 2020, the recent announcement of proposed mandatory climate-related disclosures for financial institutions, and the Court of Appeal’s decision in EA v Lawrence on the categorisation of harm in sentencing environmental offences. We also cover the latest Brexit developments. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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