We are challenging the lack of transparency and public scrutiny around European decisions that set unsustainable fishing quotas behind closed doors.
Communicating climate change through electro? Two composers are finding new ways to shed light on the biggest global challenge.
Today marks the launch of London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s ambitious plan to make London a cleaner, healthier city.
James Thornton, founder and CEO of ClientEarth, has joined David Attenborough and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a list of the World’s Most Influential People in Climate Policy.
Read about our new legal guide to protecting the environment, rivers given legal rights and other important updates from Spain and Hungary.
The European Commission is organising a public consultation on how the EU should implement the access to justice provisions of the Aarhus Convention.
Two judgments handed down by the Hungarian Supreme Court (Kúria) in February will affect environmental cases going forward.
On 30 January 2019, the High Court of Bangladesh recognized the river Turag as a living entity with legal rights and held that the same would apply to all rivers in Bangladesh. This monumental decision is the latest example of a trend towards according rights to nature.
Poland’s Supreme Administrative Court has upheld today the decision to ban solid coal and wood burning in Krakow.
ClientEarth lawyers call on the UK to take access to justice seriously after a damning United Nations report outlines the UK’s failure to comply with its international legal obligations in allowing the public to bring legal cases to protect the environment.
A European Commission decision to allow a Canadian company to sell pigments for paints containing highly dangerous chemicals has today been deemed illegal.
Law and Policy Advisor Caroline Haywood examines how Liberian community forestry laws are empowering women.
In January 2019, the Instituto Internacional de Derecho y Medio Ambiente appealed a decision of the Spanish Supreme Court which ordered it to bear the costs of a dismissed lawsuit.
“The irony is that by enabling new coal projects, insurers are undermining their own viability. It is a stark case of climate hypocrisy.”
Approval for a huge new coal mine that would leave 3,000 people in search of new homes is being challenged by ClientEarth’s lawyers in Poland.
The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the EU has today published an opinion, which piles pressure on the Brussels regional government to protect the health of people in the city.
ClientEarth lawyers have launched a guide to assist legal professionals and organisations in Europe take legal action to protect the environment.
We explore the rise in environmental public interest litigation in China
The European Commission has announced today that it will likely appeal an order from the Court of Justice of the European Union on diesel emissions tests.
ClientEarth calls on Glencore to halt lobbying against climate action following news that the major coal producer will not grow its coal capacity and align its business with the Paris Agreement.
Lawyers have warned that a European investment agreement, endorsed yesterday by the EU Parliament, may not be compatible with the law.
Environmental lawyers warn that today’s European Parliament vote approving a new fisheries plan for waters off western Europe will jeopardise restoring fish stocks to sustainable levels.
Find out more about the case won by 161 Italian citizens before the European Court of Human rights, recent case law from the Court of Justice of the EU and our updates on the project.
This issue of the EUTR News provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address illegal logging, from November 2018 to January 2019.