Combating climate change means transforming our energy and transport systems. We need to produce energy and travel freely while reducing carbon emissions – and that means moving past fossil fuels. Our lawyers are unpicking the legal obstacles stopping this progress.

Climate Governance

  • Image shows lake with boats on

    UK must not carry forward surplus hot air in push for net zero

    The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has published its net zero report, laying out a bold vision for the UK to maintain global leadership in the fight against climate change. To stay true to this ambition, the UK government must not carry forward surplus emissions this month from previous carbon budgets.

  • Glencore’s climate commitments welcome but company must now abandon aggressive lobbying

    ClientEarth calls on Glencore to halt lobbying against climate action following news that the major coal producer will not grow its coal capacity and align its business with the Paris Agreement.

  • Drax Power Plant

    Lawyers reveal massive climate impact of new Drax gas plant

    ClientEarth has warned warned that, if approved, a new Drax gas plant would be responsible for as much as 75% of the emissions budget for the entire UK power sector.

  • Crashing wave against rock

    Vanuatu calls for loss and damage climate change fund

    Vanuatu is calling for a new ‘loss and damage fund’ to ensure payments from those most responsible for climate change go towards those most affected by climate disasters.

  • Team

  • Janusz Buszkowski, Lawyer, Climate and Energy, ClientEarth

    Janusz Buszkowski

  • Jonathan Church

  • Anna Frączyk, Project Coordinator, Climate & Energy, ClientEarth

    Anna Frączyk

  • Karla Hill, Director of Programmes, ClientEarth

    Karla Hill

  • Sam Hunter Jones, Lawyer, Climate Accountability, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Sam Hunter Jones

  • Elspeth Jones, ClientEarth

    Elspeth Jones

  • Jan mencwel

    Jan Mencwel

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