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

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    Ugandan government to face court in the country’s first climate change case

    Four young people and local NGO Greenwatch are suing the government for failing to protect them from climate change dangers like drought and food shortages.

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    What are environmental principles?

    The EU environmental principles offer protection to our natural world. They act as guidance for judges and decision-makers, giving laws shape and meaning. But what will happen to the environmental principles after Brexit? 

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    Plastics, nature and environmental governance top agenda for EU-China meeting

    China’s Climate Envoy, the First Vice-President of the European Commission, the UN Environment Executive Director and the Canadian Minister of the Environment and Climate Change were among the speakers at an environmental roundtable last week.

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    Climate litigation a lasting legacy of Hansen’s historic testimony 30 years ago

    Climate litigation is a lasting legacy of James Hansen’s historic testimony on human-induced global warming, 30 years ago on Saturday.

  • Team

  • Janusz Buszkowski, Lawyer, Climate and Energy, ClientEarth

    Janusz Buszkowski

  • Jonathan Church

  • Julie Finkler

  • 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

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    Elspeth Jones

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