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Environment weekly highlights—4 June 2020

Published on: 04 June 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—4 June 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Dates changed for UN Climate Change Conference due to coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Environment Agency provides updates on its work during coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Marine sector continues to receive support amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—HSE guidance, enforcement and social distancing at work
  • Commission proposes public loan to support green investments amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • EU invests in cohesion funding for a more sustainable Europe post-coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • ClientEarth calls on firms to commit to climate commitments amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes the latest updates relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the environment including confirmation of the new dates for the postponed 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) and information on how the European Commission is supporting a post-COVID-19 economic recovery in line with the EU’s transition to a climate neutral economy. In addition this week we have published analyses of the proposed UK Emissions Trading System (UK ETS) and the Planning Court’s decision in ClientEarth v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (SSBEIS). We also cover the latest Brexit developments. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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