Claims from Bosch that a new technology could slash polluting NOx emissions from diesel vehicles have been treated sceptically by environmental lawyers.
According to news reports out today, the European Commission will further postpone taking legal action against nine EU countries for their prolonged failure to address illegal pollution.
As Commonwealth leaders assemble in London, under distinct pressure to act on climate, lawyers point to existing law that commits directors to manage climate risk.
Report: Landmark ruling suggests investor-state dispute settlement illegal in all EU-investment deals
A report published today by ClientEarth and the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) reveals that the recent Achmea ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) could render investment agreements between the European Union (EU) or its Member States and non-EU countries illegal.
The EU’s top court ruled today that increased logging in Bialowieza Forest violates EU law. The ruling comes into force immediately.
EDITORIAL : Two recent decisions from national courts in air quality matters in the UK and Germany provide a bright example of why having access to justice is crucial.
More than three out of four people across the UK support a new law to ensure fish stocks are protected from overfishing after Britain leaves the EU, according to a new study.
Via Iuris is going to challenge regional Court’s decision denying citizens legal standing to challenge construction works close to protected areas.
The CJEU recently adopted a disappointing interpretation of the rule that judicial procedures should not be prohibitively expensive in Article 11(4) EIA Directive.
CJEU rules against the Commission: the health impacts of GMOs can be challenged under the Aarhus Regulation
In a ground-breaking judgement, the Court of Justice of the EU ruled that the health impacts of GMOs could be challenged under the Aarhus Regulation.
Two recent decisions from national courts in air quality matters in the UK and Germany provide a bright example of why having access to justice is crucial.
On 3April 2018 ClientEarth held a workshop in Paris on access to justice in environmental matters.
Two landmark judgments of the German Federal Administrative Court regarding bans of diesel vehicles in specific areas of cities are a significant step in German environmental protection.
Coal plants must pay back €400 million in unlawful subsidies from Spanish government, environmental lawyers insist
Environmental lawyers are supporting the European Commission’s investigation into coal operators in Spain to decide whether they have to pay back millions in subsidies to the Spanish government.
ClientEarth and EEB call on EU Environment ministers to improve access to justice for the public at EU level
In an open letter sent on April 10 to EU environment ministers gathered in Bulgaria, ClientEarth and the EEB call on the EU to comply with the Aarhus Convention, the UN’s flagship treaty on environmental democracy.
Shareholders are set to protest the corporation’s membership to trade associations notorious for undermining international climate efforts.
On 21 March 2018, ClientEarth together with the Polish Ombudsman held a national workshop in Warsaw on access to justice in environmental matters.
New figures obtained through a Freedom of Information request are a reminder that action on air pollution is needed now.
This issue of the EUTR News provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address illegal logging, from March 2017 to March 2018.
Shell has been served legal notice today after Friends of the Earth Netherlands took the first step in a court case over the oil giant’s climate record.
This year I took part in the Plastic Free Lent campaign by doing a plastic-free grocery shop. It turned out to be quite a challenge.
A fresh wave of legal action brings the number of German clean air cases to 30, and may prompt authorities across the country to introduce diesel restrictions.
After Stuttgart’s “botched” attempt to appeal against diesel bans, authorities are still stalling on putting them in place.
The UK government has refused to make public its strategy to bring down illegal levels of air pollution.