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James Thornton

“Law is a powerful tool that can fundamentally change the way we live in the world. We see our work as pivotal to our shared future.”

James Thornton
CEO, ClientEarth

Why law is the right approach →
Sophie Marjanac

"Rising seas are washing away Torres Strait Islanders' homes. We're supporting them to bring a world-first climate change case."

Sophie Marjanac
Climate lawyer

Demand Australia protects its citizens →
Ilona Jedrasik

“Governments across the EU are still breathing life into coal with major subsidies. Europe needs to get a grip on its coal problem.”

Ilona Jedrasik
Energy Lead, Poland

We're using the law to force action on coal →
Agata Szafraniuk

“We stepped in to save Europe's oldest forest from illegal logging, protecting lynx, bison and other endangered species.”

Agata Szafraniuk
Biodiversity Lawyer

Explore our three-year fight to protect it →

Your support will help us secure a brighter, greener future

We are Europe’s pioneering environmental law charity. We take governments to court and win. We force polluting industries to shut down. We protect irreplaceable habitats and vulnerable species.

Now more than ever the planet needs protection. By choosing to support us you are changing the system – for good.

Take action

Coal in Europe: it’s time to stop digging

There are more than 250 coal power plants left in Europe. But across the continent action is not happening fast enough.

What are we doing? →

You have a right to breathe clean air

Clean air is essential for a healthy life. Explore our work across Europe and find out how you can help us make that right a reality.

Help us fight for cleaner air →

Why ClientEarth matters

The science couldn’t be clearer: we are facing a climate crisis that threatens the future of life on our planet. But we have the power to fix it.

How we make a difference →

Saving Bialowieza Forest

With your support, we saved this precious forest – one of the oldest in Europe – from unthinkable destruction.

Read our story →

Fighting harmful industrial emissions

Coking plants in Poland are making the air unbreathable. Join the legal fight and sign our petition to protect people’s health.

Our work in Poland →

Protecting islanders’ rights

With our help, Torres Strait Islanders are bringing the first climate change case against the Australian federal government over human rights.

Sign the petition →

Latest news

  • Example fossil fuel ads with warning following ClientEarth complaint against BP.

    BP pulls advertising campaign just months after our legal complaint

    During BP’s net-zero announcement, new CEO Bernard Looney announced that BP will “stop corporate reputation advertising” and that the current Possibilities Everywhere ad campaign will end and not be replaced.

  • Westminster

    The environmental impact of Brexit

    On Friday 31st January the UK will begin the process of cutting ties with the European Union, its laws and its institutions. But what does Brexit mean for the UK’s environment?

  • The UK needs to clean up our air

    The Environment Bill: another missed opportunity for clean air

    Today, the Government released its long-awaited Environment Bill to tackle the UK’s biggest environmental challenges but it was another missed opportunity for people’s right to breathe clean air.

  • Drax Power Plant

    Drax legal case: We’re taking the UK government to court over Europe’s largest gas plant

    We’ve launched a High Court challenge against the UK government for its decision to approve plans for Europe’s largest gas plant.