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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    Historic climate litigation result stands after Dutch court victory

    As the UN pushes for urgent climate action, judges reaffirm governments must commit to fighting climate change.

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    Climate ambition of 1.5°C demands urgent legal and accounting work

    World governments are “nowhere near on track” to avoid breaking through international carbon budgets.

  • Business must consider climate change as human rights issue, inquiry hears

    Directors of companies have been put on notice of climate risk and liability during the world’s first national inquiry into the human rights impacts of climate change, in the Philippines today.

  • Fruit and vegetables on stall piled up

    EU institutions must disclose secret industry studies on chemicals in food

    ClientEarth lawyers are demanding increased transparency from the European Parliament and European Council on why certain chemicals allowed in food are considered safe.

  • 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

  • Elspeth Jones, ClientEarth

    Elspeth Jones

  • Jan mencwel

    Jan Mencwel

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