The welcome push for the European Commission to obey a vital international environmental treaty could be unacceptably delayed due to the unambitious deadline set by the Council.
The House of Commons has passed a government amendment about environmental principles and a new green watchdog in the EU Withdrawal Bill, which could weaken protection for the environment in this country.
Find more about the anniversary celebrations of the Aarhus Convention, European cities going to Court against the Commission, CJEU decision on a letter from ECHA to France…
On 29 May 2018 the Independent Institute for Environmental Issues (UfU) e.V. held a workshop entitled “Sufficient Access to Justice in Environmental Matters in Germany?“
On 17 May 2018, Paris, Brussels and Madrid presented their oral pleadings at the EU General Court in Luxembourg in their challenge of Commission Regulation 2016/646 regarding emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles.
“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.”
- EUTR news from March to May 2018 in French (Actualités du RBUE – mars à mai 2018)
- ClientEarth submission to the consultation on a new Dutch model bilateral investment agreement
- A new Nature and Environment Commission
- A green watchdog with teeth
- Joint Amicus Brief in the national inquiry on the impact of climate change on the human rights of the Filipino people
- Memo – Governance Regulation – EU EE binding target
- CoR conference – ENVE commission – 14th Meeting
- Apel organizacji ekologicznych w sprawie niezależnych sądów
- Towards a more diligent and sustainable system of investment protection
- Complaint to the European Ombudsman – Failure of the European Commission to disclose conformity checking documents in compliance with case C-612/13 P ClientEarth v Commission
- Complaint to the European Investment Bank’s Complaint Mechanism – Noncompliance of the European Investment Bank’s Transparency Policy with EU and international law on access to information
- Complaint to the European Ombudsman on the European Investment Bank’s Transparency Policy