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

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    Huge court win as we block Polish coal-fired power station

    The long-contested Polnoc coal-fired power plant in Poland will not be built, after a ruling from the Polish Supreme Administrative Court. 

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    Germany – where coal still comes first

    It’s home to 69 huge coal plants, with another in the making. Hundreds of square kilometres of mines occupy the land, still expanding as coal companies continue to feed giant power plants.

  • Wind turbine in Patras, Greece

    The capacity mechanism Greece wants is a boon for fossil fuels

    The Greek government wants to introduce a costly new subsidy scheme that would give money to ageing coal plants, favouring them over cleaner energy sources.

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    UK’s Capacity Market is not fit for purpose

    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.

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  • 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

  • Charlotte Hanson

  • 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

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    Ida Westphal

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