The world is on track for dangerous climate change. Avoiding the catastrophic fallout of a warming planet means leaving fossil fuels behind. We’re using the law to accelerate the move to a clean energy future.

Fossil Fuels

  • broad stretch of coal mine germany

    Experts call for German coal phase out law to avoid ‘legal shambles’

    “The German coal phase out is of major importance for global climate protection, but also for Germany’s future and its role in the world.”

  • lone standing tree poland

    Ostroleka C owners ‘on a financial tightrope’ ahead of capacity market auction

    ClientEarth has issued a further legal warning to Polish energy companies Enea and Energa as they prepare to bid for state subsidies for controversial coal power plant Ostrołęka C.

  • streetlight against background of houses

    ClientEarth reports Bulgarian capacity mechanism to European Commission

    As subsidies for fossil fuels come under increasing scrutiny in the EU, Bulgaria faces a legal challenge over its unwavering support to coal.

  • Power plant, Krakow, Poland

    New report: Poland’s energy future at a crossroads as it trails behind EU peers

    A new report by ClientEarth shows Poland is trailing behind other EU countries in phasing out fossil fuels in favour of renewable energy.

  • Team

  • Ellen Baker, Communications, ClientEarth

    Ellen Baker

  • Jon Bennett

  • Sam Bright

  • Janusz Buszkowski, Lawyer, Climate and Energy, ClientEarth

    Janusz Buszkowski

  • Jonathan Church

  • David Cooke

  • Eleni Diamantopoulou, Lawyer EU Energy & Coal, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Eleni Diamantopoulou

  • Dominique Doyle

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

    Anna Frączyk

  • Alice Garton, Senior Lawyer (Australian qualified), Head of Climate, ClientEarth

    Alice Garton

  • Karla Hill, Director of Programmes, ClientEarth

    Karla Hill

  • Ilona Jędrasik, Energy Poland Project Leader, ClientEarth

    Ilona Jędrasik

  • Wojciech Kukuła

  • Andrea Lee

  • Sophie Marjanac

  • Denitsa Mladenova, Programme Officer, Strategic Litigation, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Denitsa Mladenova

  • Amy Rose, Head of Strategic Litation, ClientEarth

    Amy Rose

  • Marcin Stoczkiewicz

  • Maria-Jolie Veder, Intern, EU Energy and Coal

    Maria-Jolie Veder

  • ida westphal

    Ida Westphal

  • April Williamson, Legal Research Assistant , ClientEarth

    April Williamson

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