Climate Governance archive
The UK has today ratified the Paris Agreement, a global treaty to tackle climate change.
ClientEarth’s CEO James Thornton has urged President elect Trump to rethink his position on climate change and the Paris Agreement.
A group of 21 American children are challenging the US federal government over its climate change policies. Now Judge Anne Aiken, of the District of Oregon, has agreed that they have legal standing to do so.
We now have an expiry date on domestic coal – but is it soon enough? We need clearer action and bolder ambition from the UK Government.
As the Paris Agreement comes into force, the UK must set its sights on net zero emissions.
Climate lawyer Jonathan Church on why UK leaders must enshrine the promised net zero emissions target in law.
ClientEarth recommends what the UK Government should do in the new emissions reduction plan, after their response to the CCC today
The Climate Change Act sets legally binding targets to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the UK by at least 80% by 2050.
The UK’s pioneering Climate Change Act (CCA) isn’t working and robust policies to meet the fourth and fifth carbon budgets must be brought forward urgently.
US campaigners are suing energy giant ExxonMobil over an alleged climate cover-up at a Boston storage site.
Failing to agree emissions sharing laws may risk the EU’s ability to meet the Paris Agreement further down the line.
It’s already game over for coal. To meet climate targets, countries must invest in clean energy.
Webinar – ClientEarth community energy expert Josh Roberts discusses what Brexit means for community energy in the UK, followed by a Q and A.
After a local council hinted they planned to approve the UK’s largest coalmine, the government has waded in.
Northumberland County Council planned to approve a new coalmine – the UK’s largest – at Druridge Bay. The government has weighed in on the decision.
The new climate change and industry minister must take action to put the UK back on the path to being a world leader on tackling emissions, as it was when it passed the world’s first Climate Change Act.
As Theresa May settles into number 10, we urge her to keep the environment in her cross-hairs – DECC or no DECC.
The UK has just set its fifth carbon budget, keeping on track to meet its climate commitments – just.
Experts have come together to explore the legal and financial duties of corporations in responding to climate change.
A ruling by Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court this month has shown just how effective citizens’ lawsuits can be.
An American NGO has won the first battle in its fight to force the United States to avoid dangerous climate change by cutting its greenhouse gas emissions.
A buzz of optimism in New York as leaders clamour to sign the Paris Agreement – but ambition needs to skyrocket, says ClientEarth’s Chief Executive.
On 8 May families and NGOS will march backwards down Whitehall to represent government backtracking on climate change policies a year after the election.
A new report on fair competition doesn’t take account of the EU’s energy needs. The EU must decarbonise, but a new inquiry into the energy market ignores this and the EU’s commitments to go green.