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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    Big Oil’s Plan B: Plastic

    Fossil fuel and petrochemical businesses have found a way to monetise the possibility that a global response to climate change might reduce demand for fossil fuels: their plan B is plastic.

  • We’re tackling unseen air pollution in Germany

    We’ve launched a legal challenge against the German Federal Government over its continued failures to clean up dangerous air pollution across the country.

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    Air pollution and Covid-19: clean air zones postponed across the UK

    The implementation of Clean Air Zones across the country will be delayed until “after the Covid-19 outbreak response”. Given the harm to people’s health caused by air pollution, particularly to those most vulnerable, we think the delay should be kept as short as possible.

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    Shortly before Christmas, the Court of Justice (CJEU) rendered judgement on a preliminary reference from the Higher Administrative Court of Bavaria.

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    Team

  • Simon Alcock, Communications and Public Affairs Manager

    Simon Alcock

  • Ellen Baker

  • Jon Bennett

  • Image of Iwona Bojadzijewa

    Iwona Bojadzijewa

  • Kamila Drzewicka, Environmental Democracy Lawyer, ClientEarth

    Kamila Drzewicka

  • 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

    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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