By Malaka El-Gammal

Four years following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, a Brexit trade deal was finalised on 24 December 2020, coming into force on 1 January 2021.  While the mainstream debate has primarily revolved around issues of immigration, trade, and even on “fish”, something that has been arguably under-reported – to the dismay of activists and campaigners– is the potential impact that Brexit will have on the climate, and specifically on UK environment policy.

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Interview carried out and written by  Keila McFarland Dias

Paulo Ricardo is a leading Brazilian activist who holds as his mission to make environmental justice a reality in all societal, governmental and institutional spheres. Paulo is the Climate Group coordinator at Engajamundo, an NGO created by young people who believe in their responsibility as a key part of the solution when it comes to tackling the greatest social and environmental crises our world is faced with.

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