A new report on fair competition doesn’t take account of the EU’s energy needs. The EU must decarbonise, but a new inquiry into the energy market ignores this and the EU’s commitments to go green.
Peabody Energy, the world’s largest privately owned coal producer has filed for bankruptcy protection.
As US states unite to establish if Exxon misled investors, it appears that corporate transparency isn’t just a bonus for investors and authorities – it’s becoming a legal necessity.
ClientEarth and Sandbag call on the the Prime Minister to count carbon emissions correctly in the Energy Bill.
ClientEarth has learned that around 60 industrial plants in the UK are operating on illegal permits.
The UK government should enshrine net zero emissions in UK law to cement its leadership on tackling climate change.
In June the European Commission will publish new emissions reduction targets. Environmental lawyers ClientEarth say energy efficiency should be at the heart of EU climate change policies.
The UK government’s shambolic attempt to extend the life of some coal-fired power stations may have left them operating on illegal permits.
A report today by the Green group in the European Parliament warns that Poland’s largest pension funds could lose 4.2 percent of their assets if a carbon bubble of overvalued fossil fuel investments bursts.
A delay by the French energy firm EDF on whether to invest in Britain’s first new nuclear power station in decades should be used to reconsider the ill-conceived project.
Scrutiny of carbon intensive companies’ reporting could mean an unprecedented number of complaints to financial regulators from environmental lawyers ClientEarth in 2016.
Environmental lawyers at ClientEarth have studied the way that different EU member state governments, including the UK, support community energy.
The UK has changed the way it calculates energy savings without changing its energy efficiency policy, a new report has shown.
We applaud the Commission’s intent to decarbonise and increase cleaner energy. However, to make these commitments work in practice, they need binding legislation on climate governance.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has concluded that the Renewables Directive remains valid and will not have to change.
The UK government has just released its strategy to promote community energy. We’re showing them how they could do more.
As experts in environment and energy law, we are providing legal support and advice to other partners in the Community Power Project (Co-Power Project).
The objective of the campaign is to develop EU and national legislation and financing to increase citizen participation in, and ownership of, RES projects across Europe.
In the past, renewable energy sources (RES) have enjoyed healthy growth throughout a number of countries in the European Union (EU). However, a several factors have contributed towards a halt in the growth of RES.
For the purposes of the Community Power Project (Co-Power Project), we understand community energy generally as projects where citizens own or participate in the production and/or use of sustainable energy.