The UK has an influential voice in Europe and beyond. It has the potential to lead on tackling global environmental challenges like climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss. Our lawyers are pushing the UK to fully implement strong environmental law at home and push forward action on the globe stage.

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    Climate risk: ClientEarth lawyer urges two-year deadline

    Industry and regulators should be given until 2020 to boost climate risk disclosure, or face government intervention, a senior ClientEarth lawyer told the Commons Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) today.

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    New powers to prosecute emissions cheats unconvincing

    The UK government has just announced a consultation on plans for new powers which would allow it to prosecute carmakers that cheat emissions tests – but the government has so far failed to use the powers it already has.

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    Eggborough waves goodbye to coal, but has big gas plans in the pipeline

    Operators of failing UK coal giant have a planning application for conversion well underway.

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    London breaches air pollution limits for 2018

    London has breached air pollution limits for the whole year, just 31 days into 2018.

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