The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED on the UK’s 2017 election, Why Theresa May’s political gamble failed
Originally Published on University of Kent News
Analysis of the result of the 2017 General Election by experts at the University and Royal Holloway, University of London has examined why Theresa May’s gamble at the polls in June backfired.
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The ECOreport reposts news from the Southeastern UK, Kent Businesses Fear Brexit’s Impact
Originally Posted on the University of Kent News
By Sandy Fleming
Research carried out at the University of Kent found one in four companies in Kent have little understanding of the impact of Brexit.
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The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED about the deteriorating trade situation in Europe, UK & EU heading for barbed wire divorce
Originally Published on the University of Sussex News
By James Hakner
The UK and the EU are heading for a ‘barbed wire divorce’, with each side losing out heavily, unless one or both parties budges on their ‘red lines’ about the make-up of a post-Brexit trade deal, experts have warned.
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The ECOreport posts news that Canada signed the largest free trade deal in its’ history, Canada & The EU Signed CETA
By Roy L Hales
Canada just signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Europe, the largest free trade deal in its’ history. There are concerns about increased corporate control over natural resources, environmental regulations and the right to prefer Canadian companies, but 98% of our goods will now have tariff-free access to a market of 500 million people . Canada and the EU signed CETA.
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The ECOreport reposts an OP-Ed about the U.S. Presidential Race, Media & Donald Trump
Originally Published on U of T News
No matter how hard you try, you can’t escape the 2016 U.S. presidential election. It’s everywhere – on television, in the papers, on Twitter, Facebook and countless blogs. But how do you make sense of it? Marcus Brauchli (below right), a self-styled Washington insider and former editor of the Washington Post, gave his thoughts to a rapt audience at the Munk School of Global Affairs this week in a discussion with Munk Fellow John Stackhouse, former editor of The Globe and Mail (below left). Here’s what Brauchli had to say about the presidential race, the upcoming debate, the media and, of course, Donald Trump.
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The ECOreport reposts an account of UK Energy Ministers post-Brexit-vote comments
Originally Published on Greenpeace Energydesk
By Emma Howard and Zachary Davies Boren
For the first time since the UK voted to leave the EU, government ministers have spoken publicly about energy and climate policies going forward.
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The ECOreport reposts another collection of Op-Eds, the UK’s Identity & Future Under Brexit
Originally Published on University of East Anglia News
Impact on: UK governance, national identity and the future of the UK
Prof Thomas Otte, professor diplomatic history, School of History:
“In so far as domestic affairs are concerned, the referendum has plunged the UK in a deep, constitutional crisis. The vote to leave amounts to a vote of no-confidence in the prime minister and his government, whose policy has been rejected, however marginally. But it was also a vote of no-confidence in the political and economic elite.
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The ECOreport reposts another OP-ED on the decision to leave the EU, What the UK Needs
The Yorkshire Post via University of Sheffield News
By Professor Sir Keith Burnett,
Saying immigrants from Europe were to blame for troubles in the NHS, housing and jobs worked a treat for the Leave campaign.
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The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED about energy & climate consequences: Five Negative Impacts From Brexit
Originally Published on Greenpeace Energydesk
By Emma Howard
Leaving the European Union would enable the country to take back control, they said. But it seems like nobody is in control this morning, as every sector of the economy rapidly looks to analyse what it means for them. From the Paris agreement to energy security, here’s five ways the referendum result will likely impact on energy and climate change.
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The ECOreport reposts a collection of OP-EDs as Sheffield Profs Comment On Brexit Win
Originally Published on the University of Sheffield News
Experts at the University of Sheffield comment on the results of the EU referendum (Friday 24 June 2016).
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