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Press releases

  • 8 August 2019 - IPCC report shows need for strong national laws to halt global forest disaster
  • 2 August 2019 - Judge overturns Aachen’s pollution plans in latest clean air victory
  • 1 August 2019 - Environmental groups urge action over Bulgarian wildlife site
  • 1 August 2019 - Court win in world-first climate risk case puts future of Ostrołęka C coal plant in question
  • 31 July 2019 - Lawyers warn compensation for German lignite operators may not be legal
  • 23 July 2019 - EU strategy to tackle deforestation should be priority of the new Commission
  • 23 July 2019 - Life extension of super-polluting Greek coal plant faces legal challenge
  • 17 July 2019 - Investment tribunals could undermine urgent climate action
  • 12 July 2019 - UN rebukes EU as citizens denied say in climate plans
  • 11 July 2019 - EU court confirms plastics chemical BPA as substance of ‘very high concern’
  • 10 July 2019 - Groups call on European Commission to take legal action against 15 governments over huge number of whale and dolphin deaths
  • 9 July 2019 - New EU emissions laws shut the door on Greece’s new lignite plant
  • 3 July 2019 - Environmental lawyers urge Poland to obey UNESCO logging warning for Bialowieza Forest
  • 26 June 2019 - Top EU Court backs Brussels citizens’ right to clean air
  • 24 June 2019 - NGOs challenge “incomprehensible” proposal to allow illegal fishing activities in North Sea nature reserve
  • 21 June 2019 - Environmental groups launch Brexit regulation court challenge over wildlife risk
  • 19 June 2019 - Major coal plant dead in the water after Supreme Court ruling in Poland
  • 17 June 2019 - Lawyers report Romanian energy subsidies to European Commission
  • 14 June 2019 - ClientEarth appeals EU ruling that paves the way for a toxic circular economy
  • 12 June 2019 - Real action now needed to back UK’s net zero goal
  • 7 June 2019 - Greece set to breach EU law with controversial new energy subsidy scheme
  • 6 June 2019 - Romania’s dirtiest power plant faces court challenge over unassessed pollution
  • 3 June 2019 - EU’s move to ban microplastics under attack from chemicals industry
  • 29 May 2019 - Legislation needed to move EU beyond coal – ClientEarth responds to report
  • 24 May 2019 - Lawyers warn ministers: Highways England inaction on air pollution is unlawful
  • 17 May 2019 - Lawyers raise alarm as court dismisses oil refinery pollution case
  • 14 May 2019 - EU Ombudsman to investigate EU Council’s lack of transparency around fishing quotas
  • 12 May 2019 - Climate threatened Torres Strait Islanders bring human rights claim against Australia
  • 8 May 2019 - Hearing on air pollution health risks puts Germany’s diesel debate in spotlight
  • 6 May 2019 - European rules on chemicals used in the food chain do not protect public health
  • 30 April 2019 - EU top Court misses opportunity to protect democracy in EU-Canada trade ruling
  • 8 April 2019 - Lawyers challenge EU’s lack of transparency around fishing quotas
  • 4 April 2019 - European Parliament threatens efforts on sustainable fishing with proliferation of harmful subsidies
  • 28 March 2019 - Romania’s failure to penalise polluting coal plants triggers complaint to the European Commission
  • 27 March 2019 - Business wants government support to boost zero emission vehicles
  • 20 March 2019 - Lawyers issue legal risk warning over council air pollution inaction 
  • 11 March 2019 - United Nations criticises UK’s access to justice failure
  • 27 February 2019 - ClientEarth launches European legal guide to protecting the environment
  • 5 February 2019 - New roadmap targets responsible sourcing improvements in Spanish seafood industry
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