In a European first, environmental lawyers are taking the European Investment Bank (EIB) to the EU’s highest court for refusing to apply crucial environmental scrutiny to its funding decisions.
The Court of Justice of the EU has ruled that the Commission was right to reject a request for internal review from the NGO Mellifera regarding the authorisation of glyphosate.
New laws are part of an “alarming trend” towards the restriction of people’s environmental rights, say legal experts.
Thirty-six individuals and one youth organisation have filed an application for annulment with the EU’s General Court claiming that EU legislation on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is unlawful because it fails to prevent climate change.
In a landmark judgment for participatory democracy, Europe’s top court has ruled in favour of ClientEarth lawyers in a long-running case for greater transparency in the European Union.