Winsome McIntosh, ClientEarth’s founding chair, has stepped down after more than 12 years leading our board of trustees. During her tenure, the organisation has transformed from a start-up charity into one of the most effective organisations in the environmental sector.
New York City is suing five oil majors over climate change. The decision shows that the impunity the industry once enjoyed can no longer be taken for granted.
Environmental law teams across ClientEarth are celebrating this morning following recognition at two major awards ceremonies last night, in multiple categories.
Another lawsuit against ‘Big Oil’ for the effects of climate change has been filed in California. The cities of San Francisco and Oakland, on behalf of the people of California are suing BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips and Royal Dutch Shell over the company’s contribution to current and projected impacts from sea level rise in California
Three local governments have launched legal claims against 20 fossil fuel companies, seeking a contribution to their costs of adapting to rising sea levels.
ClientEarth has been voted as the UK’s most effective environmental group by CEOs from across the UK green sector, according to a new report.
US president Donald Trump is pulling the country out of the Paris climate change agreement, but climate action will continue globally and within the US.
As shareholders demand Exxon reports properly on climate risk, environmental lawyers to question if Exxon is as eager to deliver as it seems.
Will President Trump pull the US out of the Paris Agreement? Rumour suggests he will, and world leaders are reportedly engaged in last-ditch diplomacy to prevent this.
The executive order will have a major impact on environmental and climate change policy in the US.
America’s new President has begun a climate purge, promising to raze Obama’s cornerstone Climate Action Plan.
Can Trump ignore the Paris climate deal and what would happen to the Agreement if the US does withdraw?
Doubts remain over whether public money is best spent on wood-burning for UK power.
The UK has today ratified the Paris Agreement, a global treaty to tackle climate change.
FisheryProgress.org will be a valuable resource to those interested in making fishing more sustainable.
ClientEarth’s CEO James Thornton has urged President elect Trump to rethink his position on climate change and the Paris Agreement.
A group of 21 American children are challenging the US federal government over its climate change policies. Now Judge Anne Aiken, of the District of Oregon, has agreed that they have legal standing to do so.
Shareholders have filed a legal case against ExxonMobil, claiming the company knew profits faced climate risks but failed to disclose the threat.
US campaigners are suing energy giant ExxonMobil over an alleged climate cover-up at a Boston storage site.
Fossil fuel companies have been warned that they need to take climate change risk into account, after reports of an investigation into Exxon’s accounting.
Environmental lawyers ClientEarth have appointed Beth Thoren as deputy CEO. Beth takes up the new post on 26 September after four years at the RSPB as Director of Fundraising and Communications.
Negotiations over the Canada-EU trade agreement (CETA) must be governed by democracy, not hyperbole, campaigners today told trade minister Jean-Luc Demarty.
ClientEarth celebrates a new transatlantic partnership with the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions.
ClientEarth CEO James Thornton has described litigation as a “sophisticated form of combat.”