Air pollution

Clean air is essential for a healthy life. More than 400,000 early deaths are caused each year by air pollution in Europe. We are all affected but some, especially children and older people, are more vulnerable than others. We are fighting for everybody’s right to breathe clean air.

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Air pollution

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    United Nations criticises UK’s access to justice failure

    ClientEarth lawyers call on the UK to take access to justice seriously after a damning United Nations report outlines the UK’s failure to comply with its international legal obligations in allowing the public to bring legal cases to protect the environment.

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    Lawyers report Bulgaria and Poland to EU Commission for blocking access to justice to ensure clean air

    ClientEarth has called on the European Commission to take action against Bulgaria and Poland for blocking people’s access to the courts to protect their right to breathe clean air.

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    Brussels government under pressure over dirty air, after Opinion from EU top court advisor

    The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the EU has today published an opinion, which piles pressure on the Brussels regional government to protect the health of people in the city.

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    Commission’s decision to appeal top EU court diesel ruling “a mistake”: lawyers say

    The European Commission has announced today that it will likely appeal an order from the Court of Justice of the European Union on diesel emissions tests. 

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    Team

  • Simon Alcock, Communications and Public Affairs Manager

    Simon Alcock

  • Ellen Baker, Communications, ClientEarth

    Ellen Baker

  • Jon Bennett

  • Image of Iwona Bojadzijewa

    Iwona Bojadzijewa

  • Kamila Drzewicka, Environmental Democracy Lawyer, ClientEarth

    Kamila Drzewicka

  • Karla Hill, Director of Programmes, ClientEarth

    Karla Hill

  • Sabrina Kon, Development and Programme Officer, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Sabrina Kon

  • Irmina Kotiuk

    Irmina Kotiuk

  • Andrea Lee

  • Gillian Lobo, Lawyer, Climate, Envrionmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Gillian Lobo

  • Catherine Maguire, Community Campaign Network Coordinator, Clean Air Team, ClientEarth

    Catherine Maguire

  • Denitsa Mladenova, Programme Officer, Strategic Litigation, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Denitsa Mladenova

  • Katherine Nield, UK Clean Air Lawyer, ClientEarth

    Katherine Nield

  • Dominic Phinn, Business Engagement Co-Ordinator, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Dominic Phinn

  • Amy Rose, Head of Strategic Litation, ClientEarth

    Amy Rose

  • Maudie Spurrier, Public Affairs and Campaigns Officer, ClientEarth

    Maudie Spurrier

  • Ugo Taddei

  • Bianca Vergnaud, Communications Officer, Strategic Litigation, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Bianca Vergnaud

  • Agnieszka Warso-Buchanan

  • ida westphal

    Ida Westphal

  • Michał Zablocki, Communications and Campaign officer, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Michał Zablocki

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