We have written to the European Commission arguing that there is no proven need for the UK’s Capacity Market – and that as designed, it favours coal and gas power plants over cleaner technologies.
We have teamed up with Greenpeace Germany to launch a draft law which would provide a blueprint for Germany to phase out coal.
Approval for a huge new coal mine that would leave 3,000 people in search of new homes is being challenged by ClientEarth’s lawyers in Poland.
ClientEarth energy experts say UK must come good on promise to introduce coal phase-out law to ensure fair deal for workers.
ClientEarth have called on the European Commission to put Germany under scrutiny after it missed the legal deadline to report on whether its €1.6 billion ‘lignite reserve’ scheme was successfully cutting carbon.