The UK was one of the strongest pro-nuclear voices in the EU. The loss of its large number of Council votes has left France without a strong ally and opened a path for Germany to block public funding for new nuclear plants.
The UK government is promising a green industrial revolution. With Brexit slowing or even ending the imports and exports of certain products, some believe the country has no choice but to boost its local clean energy economy.
Brexit has been a serious blow to the City of London. Can a growing global sustainable finance market provide some compensation?
The EU wants to use global trade as a tool to fight climate change, but with negotiators under pressure to get deals done, turning free trade agreements into purveyors of clean energy technology will be tough.
As UK-EU trade talks go down to the wire, industry is in the dark about the future of market access and emissions trading, the UK’s key climate policy.