Environment lawyers have warned that, if approved, new Drax gas plant would be responsible for as much as 75% of the emissions budget for the entire UK power sector.
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.
ClientEarth has submitted a written objection to Drax Power’s plans to build four new gas turbines, on the grounds that it breaches the government’s planning and climate change recommendations.
As the UN pushes for urgent climate action, judges reaffirm governments must commit to fighting climate change.
World governments are “nowhere near on track” to avoid breaking through international carbon budgets.