Environmental lawyers at ClientEarth have studied the way that different EU member state governments, including the UK, support community energy.
The UK has changed the way it calculates energy savings without changing its energy efficiency policy, a new report has shown.
The EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) came into force on 3rd March 2013, designed to tackle deforestation around the world by preventing illegal timber being sold in the EU.
We applaud the Commission’s intent to decarbonise and increase cleaner energy. However, to make these commitments work in practice, they need binding legislation on climate governance.
Sea bass is popular with diners and anglers around the world. Unfortunately, the sea bass in waters around the UK and Ireland have been overfished…
As major timber consuming markets, the European Union (EU), USA and Australia have all introduced laws to restrict the access of illegally harvested timber to their markets.
We have appealed a decision of the General Court of the EU that would allow the European Commission to keep this information confidential.
Today’s European Court of Justice rulings on a number of cases related to the EU’s implementation of the Aarhus Convention are a sorry step backwards for environmental democracy, public accountability and access to justice.
We believe European citizens have the right to know whether or not Member States comply with EU environmental law.
This issue covers materials appearing between 25 October to 25 December 2014.
Sustainable fish stocks mean more fish for everyone. That’s why we joined with Fish Fight to secure a strong fisheries law in Europe.
This issue covers materials appearing between 25 August to 25 October 2014.
The harbour seal population in the UK is in decline. A recent UK-wide report concluded that the population was considered ‘unfavourable – inadequate.’
Major UK environmental NGOs say stronger action is needed to protect pollinators from pesticides in National Pollinator Strategy
This issue covers materials appearing between 25th June and 25th August 2014.
Read the Aarhus Centre’s new publication on the Aarhus Convention, focussing on implementation and compliance in EU law.
The EIB is reviewing its transparency policy and unfortunately has not taken this opportunity to increase transparency within its decision-making process.
A coalition of major seafood suppliers has published two codes of conduct guiding their environmental labelling and sourcing policies.
The European Union is negotiating a trade deal with the US, called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
As TTIP discussions progress, we’re concerned about its impacts on the regulation of toxic chemicals in the EU.
Habitat loss, pollution, climate change, agriculture and development are all putting a strain on Europe’s biodiversity.
Our oceans are under increasing pressure from overfishing, pollution and habitat destruction. Special Areas of Conservation are biodiversity hotspots protected under the EU’s Natura 2000 network.
This issue covers materials appearing between 25th April and 25th June 2014.