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

  • Road, Stuttgart, Germany

    Stuttgart must ban Euro 5 diesel vehicles or face court-imposed fine

    Stuttgart has until the end of August to comply with a court order and come up with an air quality plan that includes a ban on Euro 5 diesel vehicles – or face a 10,000 Euro fine.

  • Two sheep in a field, Wales, UK

    Welsh Government makes last-ditch application to delay air pollution plan

    The Welsh Government has made a last-ditch plea to the High Court for more time to produce an air pollution plan, despite lawyers warning that it risked missing the deadline.

  • German road at sunset

    German Federal Government must build on Environment Minister’s new diesel retrofits proposal

    Germany’s Federal Environment Minister proposes that car manufacturers pay for hardware retrofits on diesel cars to reduce emissions of pollutants and help improve air quality. The Federal government must now build on this momentum.

  • Image shows a road in a forest from above

    Stuttgart diesel restriction unlikely to satisfy court

    Stuttgart has announced it will bring in a citywide ban on older diesel vehicles by the start of 2019 but that is unlikely to satisfy the court which ordered the authorities to take action on air pollution.

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  • Simon Alcock, Communications and Public Affairs Manager

    Simon Alcock

  • Ellen Baker, Communications, ClientEarth

    Ellen Baker

  • Jon Bennett

  • Emilie Debatty, Programme Assistant, Strategic Litigation, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Emilie Debatty

  • Karla Hill, Director of Programmes, ClientEarth

    Karla Hill

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

    Sabrina Kon

  • 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

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

    Michał Zablocki

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