Environmental experts are warning that marine life across Europe is being harmed because EU member states are neglecting to actively manage their marine protected areas.
Greenpeace Romania, with the support of ClientEarth, has submitted a legal challenge against a lifetime permit granted to one of Romania’s oldest and largest coal power plants.
ClientEarth today announced that it has received a new five-year award to support its work using the law to protect wildlife across the European Union.
The European Parliament has advanced the push to protect people and the environment from plastic pollution.
ClientEarth has filed a complaint to Sweden’s Supreme Administrative Court to halt the construction of a 510 kilometre-long section of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in Swedish waters.
The Commission is urging Polish decision-makers to ensure proper safeguards are in place for protected forests, as recent changes to Polish laws have set off alarm bells for nature protection.
ClientEarth lawyers have applauded a new report that highlights the lack of effort from several EU Member States in protecting the marine environment from pollution, biodiversity loss and unsustainable fishing.
Major companies face serious material business risks for their involvement in creating plastic waste, a new report shows from ClientEarth shows.
ClientEarth welcomes European Parliament’s environment committee vote to strengthen the EU Commission’s plans to cut plastic pollution, under the so-called Plastics Strategy.
China’s Climate Envoy, the First Vice-President of the European Commission, the UN Environment Executive Director and the Canadian Minister of the Environment and Climate Change were among the speakers at an environmental roundtable last week.
Speaking to the European Parliament, ClientEarth lawyer Flaminia Tacconi said that EMFF should only support measures that contribute to economically self-sufficient and environmentally sustainable fisheries.
ClientEarth has applauded a European Parliament decision to throw out fishing measures that risked vulnerable marine life and ecosystems in protected areas of the North Sea.
An amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill that demands environmental standards are maintained and enforced after Brexit has just passed in the House of Lords.
Polish government confirms it will half-comply with EU Court order on illegal logging – minutes after press conference highlights failure to act
The Polish government has half-complied with EU judges’ order to reverse its illegal decision on logging in Bialowieza Forest, 20 minutes after environmentalists held a press conference highlighting its failure to act.
The EU’s top court ruled today that increased logging in Bialowieza Forest violates EU law. The ruling comes into force immediately.
ClientEarth lawyer Tatiana Lujan explores what a deposit return scheme for single-use drinks containers could look like in the UK.
With two weeks to go until Good Friday, ClientEarth Head of Major Giving, Philippa Dunn, tells us about her plastic-free challenge to start small and gear up to more major lifestyle changes.
UK Chancellor Philip Hammond offers “consultations” on clean air and plastics in his Spring Statement in the House of Commons.
Find out how ClientEarth communications officer, Diane Vandesmet, has got on trying to reduce her plastic-use in Brussels this week.
The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the EU has today issued a legal opinion confirming that increased logging in Poland’s Bialowieza Forest breached EU nature laws. The final ruling will be published in a couple of weeks.
The next few weeks are of real importance in the Białowieża Forest case. In this Q&A we cover everything you need to know about our battle to save Europe’s last primeval forest.
ClientEarth and other ecological groups have asked the new environment minister to grant the entire Bialowieza Forest national park status.
The EU’s plastics strategy is ambitious and a step in the right direction but more drastic action is needed to curb the overall production of plastics in Europe.
The UK government’s 25 year plan for the environment is underwhelming and does little to help people and the planet now, environmental lawyers ClientEarth said today.