11 Jan '18, 12pm

May: Brexit will not mean a lowering of environmental standards

Theresa May has today reiterated her commitment to delivering a 'green Brexit' and categorically rejected the suggestion action to protect and enhance the environment damages the economy, labelling it a "false choice". Delivering the first major domestic speech on the environment by a sitting Prime Minister in over a decade, May today unveiled the government's 25 Year Plan for Nature and set out a raft of new policies and proposals that are designed to crack down on plastic waste, accelerate climate action, and improve access to nature. Related articles Government to launch Green Business Council May: Brexit will not mean a lowering of environmental standards Reports: Trump hints at 'conceivable' US return to Paris Agreement Scotland moves to ban plastic cotton buds New York City plans to divest $5bn from fossil fuels and sue oil companies In a thinly veiled swipe at some ...

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