Locations archive

  • image of child's toy spade shows why chemical safety must be enforced

    Chemical safety must be enforced

    Our new chemicals safety report shows manufacturers are inadequately reporting information on dangerous chemicals used in everyday products,

  • European Environmental Law Observatory News – July 2013

    This issue covers materials appearing between 25th April and 25th June 2013.

  • Europe needs access to justice

    The European Commission has launched the Consultation on Access to justice in environmental matters – options for improving access to justice at Member State level.

  • image of London skyline showing the impact of low air quality standards

    Stronger air quality standards are essential to protect health

    Air pollution causes death, serious illness and hospital admissions even at levels well below current EU limits, according to an alarming new report from the World Health Organization (WHO).

  • Community power: What ClientEarth is doing

    As experts in environment and energy law, we are providing legal support and advice to other partners in the Community Power Project (Co-Power Project).

  • The Solution: The Community Power Project

    The objective of the campaign is to develop EU and national legislation and financing to increase citizen participation in, and ownership of, RES projects across Europe.

  • The Problem: Barriers to community renewables projects

    In the past, renewable energy sources (RES) have enjoyed healthy growth throughout a number of countries in the European Union (EU). However, a several factors have contributed towards a halt in the growth of RES.

  • What is community power?

    For the purposes of the Community Power Project (Co-Power Project), we understand community energy generally as projects where citizens own or participate in the production and/or use of sustainable energy.

  • image of sunlight through trees

    Study shows EU impact on global deforestation

    A new study shows that more than a third of global commodities linked to deforestation, like beef, soya and timber are consumed by the EU.

  • European Environmental Law Observatory – May 2013

    This issue covers materials appearing between 25th February and 25th April 2013.

  • New Sustainable Seafood Coalition website

    We’ve just launched a brand new SSC website and a draft labelling code on environmental claims for sourcing and labelling.

  • The March of the Beekeepers

    Beekeepers and supporters will be marching on Parliament to persuade Government to support an EU ban of chemicals that are harmful to bees.

  • European Environmental Law Observatory – March 2013

    This covers materials from 15th January – February 2013

  • Petition to European Parliament concerning Commission failures on access to documents – European Commission response

    ClientEarth’s European Union Aarhus Centre and Friends of the Earth Europe have addressed a petition to the European Parliament.

  • European Environmental Law Observatory – January 2013

    This update covers the period from 31st October 2012 – 1st January 2013.

  • Man walking in rainforest in Gabon

    Our focus country work in Gabon

    Compared to other countries in the region, deforestation rates in Gabon remain at a relatively low level. However, unsustainable commercial logging and other industrial activities threaten the environment and livelihoods of forest-dependent communities.

  • European Environmental Law Observatory – October 2012

    This update covers the period from 1st July – 30th September 2012.

  • European Environmental Law Observatory – December 2012

    This update covers the period from 30th September – 31st October 2012.

  • Internal review request for Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 582/2012

    Pursuant to Article 10 of Regulation (EC) No 1367/2006 of 6 September 20061 (the “Aarhus Regulation”)

  • Internal review request of Commission appeals in cases T-338/08 and T-396/09

    Internal review request of Commission Decisions of 18 July 2012 on the submission of appeals before the Court of Justice in cases T-338/08 and T-396/09.

  • image of European Court of Justice

    European Commission attempts to block citizens’ rights in the courts

    Earlier this year we got together with Justice and Environment and officially requested the European Commission drop its appeal against two decisions by the General Court.

  • EU environmental governance

    Ludwig Kramer offers an overview of the evolution of environmental policy and law in Europe, its actors and processes, its enforcement and potential for improvement.

  • Giving a voice to the environment by challenging the practice of integrating environmental requirements into other EU policies

    In this article, the EU Aarhus Centre’s Ludwig Krämer analyses the problems presented by Article 11 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

  • European Union Aarhus Centre news, July 2012

    This update covers the period from 1st May – 30th June 2012 – please note amended date (previously read 1st May – 26th July).