Vanuatu is calling for a new ‘loss and damage fund’ to ensure payments from those most responsible for climate change go towards those most affected by climate disasters.
As COP24 kicks off, coal is on trial in the courts again – this time, in Bulgaria.
“It is in your commercial interests to limit warming. This gives you legal cover to act, and legal risk if you choose not to.” Head of ClientEarth’s Climate programme Alice Garton addresses the European Refining and Technology Conference.
ClientEarth has submitted a written objection to Drax Power’s plans to build four new gas turbines, on the grounds that it breaches the government’s planning and climate change recommendations.
Company Enea will have to justify its decision to power ahead with the controversial project in court, as Poland feels the pressure before COP24.
The Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have today released statements on the systemic impact of climate change to UK financial markets
As the UN pushes for urgent climate action, judges reaffirm governments must commit to fighting climate change.
A member of Shell’s pension fund is ready to take it to the Pensions Ombudsman for maladministration – unless it can prove it is managing its climate-related risk. ClientEarth is supporting him.
World governments are “nowhere near on track” to avoid breaking through international carbon budgets.
Environmental lawyers are calling for a ‘beyond coal’ policy as Hambach ruling sends RWE’s share price plummeting.
Environmental lawyers ClientEarth have put the directors of Energa and Enea on notice of the increasing risk of legal action if they proceed with the project.
Major investors have set out support for a new investor briefing detailing what could be gained from recognition of climate risk by global securities regulatory association IOSCO.
ClientEarth has reported four UK companies, including EasyJet to the financial regulator, also writing to their auditors.
Directors of companies have been put on notice of climate risk and liability during the world’s first national inquiry into the human rights impacts of climate change, in the Philippines today.
Investors and finance experts have put further pressure on IOSCO to prompt a global gear shift on climate risk reporting.
A groundbreaking new ClientEarth opinion poll reveals that the British public wants urgent action on climate change.
Trustees warned their actions will be evaluated against evolving market standards and growing evidence.
With Britain sweltering in record heat and further extreme weather hitting Europe and beyond, ClientEarth have warned about the litigation risk for governments and businesses that fail to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
In a first of its kind case, a pension fund member in Australia has taken their fund to court over a lack of information on what it knows about the impact of climate change on his investments and what it is doing about it.
PLSA calls for climate change risk to be omitted from trustees’ duties but too many are still worryingly under-informed about climate risk.
New analysis suggests the outlooks oil companies are giving their investors are far too rosy.
ClientEarth and the Supreme People’s Court in China have this week coordinated an unprecedented training programme for judges on environment cases.
The Committee on Climate Change’s latest report is clear that we are not on course to meet our carbon targets. The government must do more.
ClientEarth has joined with other legal and environmental expert groups to offer evidence to an Indonesian court considering a case against a coal plant in the country.