Europe’s newest gas pipeline does not comply with EU law, environment charities have warned.
The Polish government has 24 hours to justify its illegal logging in Białowieża Forest to the European Commission, or risk facing judges from the EU Court.
A new plan to improve nature and biodiversity around Europe has been released by the EU.
The European Commission has taken the final step before litigation in the EU Court over illegal logging in Bialowieza Forest.
Poland announces more intense logging in Białowieża Forest, a year after ClientEarth and others lodged a complaint to the European Commission.
England’s 25 year plan for the environment lacks the policies needed to realise the government’s vision
The UK Government’s draft environment plan sets out an ambitious goal, but lacks the details needed to demonstrate how they will achieve their aims.
This briefing series provides campaigners with the tools to effectively use the law to protect marine wildlife
ClientEarth has told the European Commission that public participation will be key to developing an Action Plan for implementing the Birds and Habitats Directives.
Despite declaring that a new Water Act to enter into force on 1 January 2017, the Polish Government has not yet set a date for submitting the draft law to parliament. This threatens Polish water resources and fragile ecosystems.
This week ClientEarth spoke in court in support of the Polish Ombudsman, in a case challenging the Polish Environment Minister’s decision to increase logging in the Bialowieza Forest.
Replacing the Common Agricultural Policy means the UK can spend public money on public goods like natural flood management and wildlife habitat
Europe’s oldest forest is facing a renewed threat, after the Polish government confirmed it will continue with illegal plans to massively increase logging.
A persistent failure to carry out evaluations to protect nature sites across Europe – required by EU law – has been found in new analysis.
EU countries are ignoring the ban on bee-harming pesticides and continuing to use them across Europe. The Commission has the power to curb this alarming trend, but is doing nothing to stop it.
Maintaining existing standards of environmental protection through the Great Repeal Bill will be an immensely difficult task.
In this Q+A ClientEarth explain what the government’s 25 Year Plan for the environment is, how the plan relates to Brexit, and how it can best protect nature in the UK.
The UK must have equivalent or better levels of environmental protection once we leave the EU, a Committee of the House of Commons says.
In 2017, we will build on our successes and continue to use the law to protect people and the planet. In this post, each of our teams look forward to the New Year.
The Polish Government has just two weeks to adopt a new water law. If it does not, it faces fines of millions of euros – not to mention the risk that the EU will stop giving subsidies to Poland.
As wildlife in Europe is depleting, it is even more important that we have these laws to help us reach the 2020 biodiversity targets.
Law is the foundation of the integrity and effectiveness of the European Union, so fines for breaking it are set high enough to stop other states being tempted to try their luck. Penalties can go up to several million euros. Let’s see how it works in practice.
The government must restore and enhance the UK’s environmental protections during Brexit negotiations.
ClientEarth answers your questions on what happens to the EU nature laws after Brexit, under either a ‘soft’ or ‘hard’ exit from the European Union.
The European Commission has failed to publish its findings following an in-depth review of EU nature laws by its consultants.