Environmental Democracy lawyer Anne analyses the Commission’s long-awaited guidance on access to justice in environmental matters.
This review covers information about how European institutions, member states and others are applying laws and regulations on access to information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters.
A judge has fast-tracked ClientEarth, Friends of the Earth and the RSPB’s case over new environmental justice rules.
James Thornton, CEO of ClientEarth said a snap election is a perfect opportunity for all parties to put the environment and pollution at the heart of their agendas.
The Brexit Secretary David Davis has failed to set out robust and unambiguous plans which will safeguard the UK’s environmental protections after the UK leaves the EU.
“Working at ClientEarth allows me to practise as a lawyer and fight for a cause I believe in at the same time. Ensuring the correct implementation of the Aarhus Convention not only leads to a better protection of the environment and public health but also brings democracy in providing the public with rights that make them part of the decision-making process and in turn make our decision-makers accountable. Aarhus is about enabling the people to make the future their own.”
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