Environmental lawyers say the UK government has made soft commitments on MPs’ ‘super-inquiry’ into illegal levels of air pollution.
The UK government has recommended pensions law require providers to consider climate risk in core investment decision-making, in what would be a breakthrough for the financial system.
Metropolitan mayors across the UK have called on the government for stronger actions to clean up the UK’s illegal levels of air pollution.
The House of Commons has passed a government amendment about environmental principles and a new green watchdog in the EU Withdrawal Bill, which could weaken protection for the environment in this country.
New climate research published directly links the level of atmospheric carbon dioxide – rather than mean global temperature – with the chance of more extreme weather events, furthering the case for litigation against businesses and governments shown to be ignoring climate risk in their decision-making.
London’s mayor has announced the city’s upcoming Ultra Low Emission Zone will be expanded two years after it comes into force
The UK Government has announced new measures to crack down on car manufacturers that cheat emissions tests. But the measures come only after the EU began legal proceedings against the government for its inaction.
Reports this morning suggest that Theresa May’s cabinet will back plans for a third runway at Heathrow today. Any plan would face two major obstacles.
UK financial regulators are under pressure to issue much-needed guidance on climate risk reporting.
The commercial foodservice industry in the UK has been urged to use its “massive purchasing power” to source seafood sustainably and align its standards with the rest of the industry.
A new consultation from the UK government on measures to clean up illegal levels of air pollution in 33 Local Authorities across England have been met with bafflement by environmental lawyers.
We’ve long been calling for a comprehensive air pollution plan for everything from cars to cows but at first glance, there seems to a transport-shaped hole in the government’s approach to the problem.
This unique ceremony aims to recognise and reward change in all organisations working towards a more ethical and sustainable future.
Environmental lawyers ClientEarth outline the legal powers the new green watchdog will need to uphold environmental law and build on EU enforcement mechanisms after Brexit.
An amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill that demands environmental standards are maintained and enforced after Brexit has just passed in the House of Lords.
Countries have crucial decisions to make about their energy mix beyond the coal era. In the UK, there is no need for new gas – so what comes next?
ClientEarth calls on the UK government to strengthen its plans for an environmental watchdog after consultation reveals a toothless body post-Brexit.
The World Health Organization (WHO) published new data that shows an alarming proportion of people in most EU countries are exposed to unsafe levels of air pollution.
The UK government has announced plans for a new ‘world-leading’ green watchdog. Read the ClientEarth blueprint for an effective watchdog with teeth here.
Welsh Government plans to bring down illegal levels of air pollution ‘lack clarity’ and are in danger of falling short of legal requirements.
UK asset managers surveyed for Ownership Day believe oil companies will suffer as energy markets go clean.
As Commonwealth leaders assemble in London, under distinct pressure to act on climate, lawyers point to existing law that commits directors to manage climate risk.
More than three out of four people across the UK support a new law to ensure fish stocks are protected from overfishing after Britain leaves the EU, according to a new study.