Brexit: What does it mean for climate and energy?

• February 26, 2016
Creative Commons: David Iliff, 2014.

Creative Commons: David Iliff, 2014.

On 23 June, the British people will go to the polls to decide whether they want to leave or remain in the European Union.

Following intense negotiations on reforms to the UK’s membership of the EU – which focused on migration and the Eurozone – on 19 February, Prime Minister David Cameron fired the official starting gun on the referendum campaign.

As influential politicians, business leaders and organisations lineup to take sides on the debate, there is immense speculation on what the decision could mean for a wide range of environmental issues, what impact it could have on the UK’s ability to effectively tackle climate change, and how it could hit the UK’s renewable energy industry.

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