ClientEarth is supporting residents of Mielec, a city in south-eastern Poland, who recently organised some of the largest ever environmental protests in the country.
Environmental lawyers say the UK government has made soft commitments on MPs’ ‘super-inquiry’ into illegal levels of air pollution.
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 chief executive of carmaker Audi has been arrested in Germany by prosecutors probing the diesel emissions scandal.
Car maker Volkswagen has been fined €1bn by German prosecutors for emissions cheating. ClientEarth lawyer Ugo Taddei says this means all emissions cheats are now on the hook
Human health and the environment are being put at risk because of excessive delays in chemical regulatory decisions by the European Commission, new research reveals.
Aachen’s regional court has just ruled that the authorities must put a diesel ban in place by January 2019 to bring illegal levels of pollution in the city down, the result of legal action by Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) and ClientEarth.
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.
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has been favouring industry during its initial gathering of evidence on microplastics.
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.
Brussels Environment Minister, Céline Fremault, has today announced the city will ban all diesel vehicles by 2030.
The Czech Republic Supreme Administrative Court has dismissed the government’s Air Quality Plan for Brno, ruling that it failed to provide measures to reduce illegal levels of air pollution in the city.
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.
The European Commission has taken a leap forward in tackling plastic pollution, with new laws to reduce throwaway single-use plastics.
Europe’s first diesel ban prohibits all but the cleanest vehicles – we welcome Hamburg’s move but without Federal coordination, Germany has some way to go.
The owner of Debiensko coking plant in Silesia, Poland, has confirmed that it will stop operating in September, after years of efforts from local residents and a recent intervention from environmental law organisation ClientEarth.
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.
The German Federal court has published its landmark ruling about diesel bans, confirming these are legally possible and, in areas where it is the fastest route to reducing pollution, legally required.
The European Commission announced today that it will refer six EU countries to the Court of Justice of the European Union for their prolonged failure to address air pollution.
Speaking to the European Parliament, Alice Bernard said more needs to be done to protect people from harmful endocrine disruptor chemicals in food packaging.
ClientEarth has joined more than 70 other environmental health, women’s and consumer groups in Europe calling for a future free of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs).
Environmental lawyers from ClientEarth are calling on the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to redefine its role to better serve the public interest and not just the chemicals industry.
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.