Combating climate change means transforming our energy and transport systems. We need to produce energy and travel freely while reducing carbon emissions – and that means moving past fossil fuels. Our lawyers are unpicking the legal obstacles stopping this progress.

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    Extreme weather means more litigation risk for business and government

    With Hurricane Harvey battering Texas, a new report by ClientEarth warns that governments and business may be increasingly at risk of litigation for failing to prevent foreseeable climate-related harm to people and infrastructure.

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    Carbon Majors to face court over rising sea levels in California

    Three local governments have launched legal claims against 20 fossil fuel companies, seeking a contribution to their costs of adapting to rising sea levels.

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    Law student sues New Zealand over climate change failings

    A New Zealand law student is suing the country’s Minister for Climate Change over national emissions reduction targets.

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    ClientEarth gets China NGO registration

    ClientEarth has become one of the first foreign NGOs to receive an official registration in China, demonstrating the contribution it is making to environmental protection  there.

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    Sam Hunter Jones

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