Green Brexit or race to the bottom? Five key green business takeaways from the UK-EU trade deal

Michael Holder
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Does the UK-EU trade deal deliver a 'green Brexit'?
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Does the UK-EU trade deal deliver a 'green Brexit'?

On Christmas Eve the UK and EU averted a damaging no-deal scenario, but the resulting trade deal still leaves many outstanding questions about the UK's environmental policy prospects unanswered

Since the Brexit referendum in June 2016 the process of exiting the European Union has been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride. Now, after four-and-a-half-years of political turmoil and wrangling over...

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