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Environment weekly highlights—30 November 2017

Published on: 30 November 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—30 November 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Air emissions and climate change
  • What are the outcomes of the COP 23 climate conference?
  • Government launches NO2 air quality consultation
  • European Parliament sets new binding targets for energy efficiency
  • EU and Switzerland agree to link emissions trading systems
  • Environmental enforcement and prosecutions
  • Environment Agency consults on enforcement and sanctions policy
  • Farm owners fined after river pollution kills 15,000 fish
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Environment highlights includes analysis from Sebastien Korwin, an international environmental lawyer and senior legal and policy advisor for Climate Law and Policy (CLP) on the outcomes of the 23rd meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC. This week we also cover the launch by the Environment Agency of a consultation on its enforcement and sanctions policy and analysis of the government’s plans for a new environmental regulator post-Brexit. We have also updated our Practice Note on the Convention on Nuclear Safety 1994 and published a new Q&A on issues associated with pumping potentially contaminated water cleared from one gully to another gully. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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