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Moving the goalposts is transparently not the way to clean up the air, according to clean air lawyer Ugo Taddei.
Environmental organisations are mounting a legal challenge against two Greek power plants for their failure to comply with EU, national and international laws.
In Germany, diesel bans now been mandated by courts in Stuttgart, Munich, Düsseldorf, Aachen, Frankfurt – and the capital, Berlin.
As the UN pushes for urgent climate action, judges reaffirm governments must commit to fighting climate change.
The health of Europe’s fisheries in the north-east Atlantic is at stake after a European Parliament committee decided today to postpone the recovery of fish stocks in that area.
Legal experts are calling on the European Parliament to support plans for ports to charge a fixed fee to manage waste from incoming ships, to remove the incentive for operators to dump at sea.
Environmental lawyers are calling for a ‘beyond coal’ policy as Hambach ruling sends RWE’s share price plummeting.
Environmental lawyers ClientEarth have been ranked as the 31st most innovative law firm in Europe at the Financial Times Innovative Lawyer Awards.
New laws are part of an “alarming trend” towards the restriction of people’s environmental rights, say legal experts.
Legal experts from environmental law charity ClientEarth have joined other key organisations working in the public interest in outlining the current weaknesses of current food contact material regulation.
Find out more about the People’s climate case, a new project and a citizen’s guide on access to justice
The German government has announced a plan to ‘solve’ the diesel crisis through hardware retrofits and scrappage schemes in an attempt to combat illegal air pollution.
On 26 and 27 September, ClientEarth attended the second workshop on EU project, Development of an Assessment Framework on Environmental Governance in EU Member States.
The European Commission has just published a guide to help citizens understand Access to Justice in environmental matters.
Thirty-six individuals and one youth organisation have filed an application for annulment with the EU’s General Court claiming that EU legislation on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is unlawful because it fails to prevent climate change.
ClientEarth has challenged a judgment regarding the European Commission’s decision to keep secret information about controversial investment tribunals in EU international trade deals.
Justice and Environment and ClientEarth are pleased to announce the launch of a project to further improve access to justice in Central Europe.
Report shows that momentum is building in Germany and throughout Europe to transition to cleaner transport.
European Commission opens investigation into whether BMW, Daimler and VW colluded to avoid competition on technology to clean car emissions.
Legal experts from environmental law charity ClientEarth warn that documents released yesterday detailing the government’s contingencies for a no-deal Brexit scenario reveal departments worryingly underprepared to maintain promised environmental protections.
Professor Dr. Hermann Ott has joined ClientEarth to oversee our operations in Germany and help drive our work using the law to protect people and the planet.
ClientEarth has filed a complaint to Sweden’s Supreme Administrative Court to halt the construction of a 510 kilometre-long section of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in Swedish waters.
The EU should consider an ambitious set of taxes on plastic in Europe to reduce the overall use in the economy, a new report has found.
“Politicians need to decide on their priority: answering to the car industry or protecting people’s health.”