A circular economy – where goods are reused, recycled or repurposed – could be one way to avoid overexploiting our planet’s natural resources.
ClientEarth has today joined with partners in Italy to launch legal action against the authorities in Lombardy over the region’s filthy air.
Poland’s people say their government is protecting the coal industry instead of protecting people from the toxic chemical benzopyrene.
ClientEarth is suing the European Commission after it gave plastics recyclers permission to use a black-listed chemical which causes infertility and developmental problems in children.
EU countries are ignoring the ban on bee-harming pesticides and continuing to use them across Europe. The Commission has the power to curb this alarming trend, but is doing nothing to stop it.
“We work every day to find ways to promote the use of alternatives to harmful chemicals that can be in all the products we buy and in the environment. There are thousands of chemicals that can be a threat for our health and the environment, therefore we have thousands of reasons to work to improve chemicals legislation, increasing transparency and banning chemicals of concern.”
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