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

  • Drax Power Plant

    Drax legal case: We’re taking the UK government to court over Europe’s largest gas plant

    We’ve launched a High Court challenge against the UK government for its decision to approve plans for Europe’s largest gas plant.

  • The Torres Strait Islands are on the climate frontline

    Australian Prime Minister refuses to visit climate-hit islanders

    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has refused an invitation to visit the climate-hit homes of indigenous Australians who are bringing a human rights complaint against their government.

  • Climate protestor holding sign

    Climate change set to sway next election as majority of Britons say it will affect how they vote

    Climate change is set to influence the next election, as over half (54%) of Britons say it will affect the way they vote, according to our new poll of more than 2,000 Britons.

  • Drax UK power plant

    Drax decision: the UK government’s carbon budget blowout, or a stranded asset in waiting?

    We are looking at all legal avenues available following the government’s decision to greenlight a major new fossil-fuel burning power plant at Selby in North Yorkshire.

  • Team

  • Janusz Buszkowski, Lawyer, Climate and Energy, ClientEarth

    Janusz Buszkowski

  • Jonathan Church

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

    Anna Frączyk

  • 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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