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This issue of the EUTR News provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address illegal logging, from March 2019 to March 2020.
In order to protect our staff, our offices across Europe have closed and our staff are working from home. The fight against climate change has not stopped and we are continuing to do all that we can to protect people, nature and planet.
Our lawyers and Bankwatch Romania have submitted a complaint to the European Commission after the Romanian government funded evictions of homeowners by a coal company.
In a recent report, we found that France and Spain have so far failed to use the EU Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) in conservation efforts to end overfishing and restore the marine environment.
How can you save the planet from your sofa or school? We have collaborated with Clive Gifford and Jonathan Woodward to create a new book Guardians of the Planet: How to be an Eco-Hero.
Latest updates on access to justice in Europe
In a letter to Barclays’ Board, ClientEarth CEO James Thornton has reminded board members of their legal obligations to address climate change risks.
Shortly before Christmas, the Court of Justice (CJEU) rendered judgement on a preliminary reference from the Higher Administrative Court of Bavaria.
In the last months of 2019, two judgments were made by Hungarian courts that clarify certain aspects of environmental liability.
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The Romanian government has repeatedly failed to meet its legal obligations to protect Europe’s last natural forests from logging. Together with EuroNatur and Agent Green, we filed a complaint against the country’s authorities to the European Commission.
The Australian government has promised $25 million in climate adaptation spending for the Torres Strait.
Major Polish energy firms Enea and Energa have announced they will suspend funding to, and construction of, the country’s last planned new coal plant, Ostroleka C, over economic concerns.
Advocate General opinion suggests restricting Member State discretion to set standing criteria for individuals
This opinion from Advocate General Hogan considers significant questions relating to access to justice under both the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive and the Water Framework Directive.
During BP’s net-zero announcement, new CEO Bernard Looney announced that BP will “stop corporate reputation advertising” and that the current Possibilities Everywhere ad campaign will end and not be replaced.
ClientEarth’s Board has announced that James Thornton, the organisation’s founding-CEO, will transition into the role of President & Founder.
On Friday 31st January the UK will begin the process of cutting ties with the European Union, its laws and its institutions. But what does Brexit mean for the UK’s environment?
Today, the Government released its long-awaited Environment Bill to tackle the UK’s biggest environmental challenges but it was another missed opportunity for people’s right to breathe clean air.
We’ve launched a High Court challenge against the UK government for its decision to approve plans for Europe’s largest gas plant.
Find out more about the latest updates on access to justice
We are launching a series of three webinars on the right to clean air and access to justice.
Esta edición del boletín de Noticias EUTR ofrece información actualizada sobre la aplicación de la legislación europea tendente a luchar contra la tala ilegal –el Reglamento de la UE relativo a la comercialización de la madera (EUTR) – entre octubre – diciembre 2019.