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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    James Thornton named in top 10 environmental heroes on Earth Day

    The survey is revealed today to mark Earth Day 2017 – an international day of support for the environment and sustainability.

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    Prepare the grid for new energy era, say lawyers, as UK sees longest coal-free stint yet

    Coal-free days like today should prompt the government to make the grid ready for a different, cleaner energy mix.

  • Photo of man on park bench for story saying environmental justice case fast-tracked as UK government mounts attack on legal rights

    Court costs’ case fast-tracked as UK government mounts attack on legal rights

    A judge has fast-tracked ClientEarth, Friends of the Earth and the RSPB’s case over new environmental justice rules.

  • Theresa May outside Number 10 Downing St announcing General Election 2017

    Environment and pollution ‘should be at heart of snap UK election’

    James Thornton, CEO of ClientEarth said a snap election is a perfect opportunity for all parties to put the environment and pollution at the heart of their agendas.

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