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Workshop: Is the existing State aid framework in support of a decarbonised Europe? A critical assessment of the EU State aid Guidelines for renewable energy sources.
Germany now has a date for its coal phase out – but for the villagers still threatened by rampant mining, it might take a legal battle to save their homes.
If you’re thinking about gaining legal skills to play your part in the climate crisis, here’s our guide on how to become an environmental lawyer in the UK
France, Denmark and Spain are failing to enforce the EU ban on fish discards, threatening European fish stocks and the health of our ocean.
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.
Today, the Government released its long-awaited Environment Bill to tackle the UK’s biggest environmental challenges. Without it, we risk weaker protections for our environment
Today Europe’s top court has upheld the strict protection that EU law offers to wolves and other species. The ruling is a key milestone in the protection of endangered Finnish wolves.
We shape, strengthen and enforce the law to combat climate change and pollution, secure people’s environmental rights, and protect and restore habitats, wildlife and natural resources
We are looking at all legal avenues available following the government’s decision to greenlight a major new fossil-fuel burning power plant at Selby in North Yorkshire.
Greening the Silk Road was the focus of the recent International Seminar on Environmental Adjudication co-hosted in Beijing by the Supreme People’s Court, ClientEarth China and Environment and Resources Law Institute and the China Law Society.
The CJEU has confirmed the broad principles defined by the General Court on the scope and standard of its review in the context of the internal review procedure.
ClientEarth has seen the conclusion of two domestic proceedings with important implications for access to justice in environmental matters in Sweden and Finland.
EU law also requires that the public and environmental NGOs have access to courts to challenge forest management plans. This was not the case in Poland.
Employees of the Local Government Appeal Boards and Maritime Office took part in the fifth training organised within the framework of the “Access to justice for a Greener Europe” project. It took place on 17 September in Szczecin.
Belchatow power plant in Poland is five times the size of the average plant. There is no place for a plant this huge and this dirty in Europe, which is supposed to be spearheading the global climate fight.
ClientEarth lawyer Tanja Venisnik has launched a policy briefing outlining five priorities for the Republic of Congo’s first legal framework on community forestry.
Today we launched a legal challenge against Europe’s largest power plant – Belchatow – and two of its mines to demand it stop burning lignite by 2035.
Our webinar “Challenging activities that harm the environment : article 9.2 of the Aarhus Convention ” is now available online!
ClientEarth have made a submission to the European Court of Human Rights in a case brought by Italian citizens against their government’s systematic failure to address environmental pollution.
Today is a global climate strike. Many of our staff are going to their local demonstrations, adding their voice to the movement and supporting young people fighting for their future. Others will be continuing their everyday work to protect people and the planet.
Torres Strait Islander Kabay joined a panel at the Peoples’ Summit on Climate, Rights and Human Survival, to discuss the climate crisis, human rights, and justice.
Torres Strait representatives invite Australian PM to visit their islands and see impact of climate change for himself
Torres Strait Islanders formally invite Australian Prime Minister to visit their low-lying islands and witness for himself climate impacts in the region.