Brexit ‘already driven up power prices £75 a year’

UCL researchers suggest this increase has been driven largely by the collapse in the value of the pound and additional volatility

Picture of sheep in Welsh farm.
Tougher rules for Welsh farmers to tackle water pollution

They will be introduced next spring and will come into force in January 2020

EU and UK flags in front of Parliament during Brexit
House of Lords: How is government preparing for energy Brexit?

A House of Lords Committee has written to Claire Perry MP regarding Brexit impacts on the energy and climate sectors

MPs condemn ‘raid’ on environment staff to work on Brexit

Environment Secretary Michael Gove said around 400 staff have been transferred from public agencies

UK council to advise PM on energy opportunities after Brexit

It will provide high-level advice and policy recommendations on the critical issues affecting business

UK Government doesn’t commit to replacing all EU environment laws

The Environmental Audit Committee has voiced disappointment a firm pledge has not been made

UK and Canada sign bilateral Nuclear Co-operation Agreement

The deal will allow international nuclear energy co-operation to be continued after Brexit

UK Government urged to retain carbon pricing post-Brexit

Lawrnce Slade said the carbon price support and the EU Emissions Trading System have ‘really helped’ drive investment in low carbon technologies

No-deal Brexit ‘could strand 1.8m tonnes of waste in UK’

A Lords Committee has warned that the waste industry has a number of concerns regarding leaving the EU

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Scotland and Wales concerned carbon tax could replace ETS

Both nations are worried a ‘no deal’ Brexit could devolve powers to England