ClientEarth’s Board has announced that James Thornton, the organisation’s founding-CEO, will transition into the role of President & Founder. James will continue to be an integral part of ClientEarth, providing strategic vision and unrivalled legal expertise that support the organisation’s ambitious plans to increase its impact in the fight to combat the climate crisis and protect nature.
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.
In a world-first our lawyers have submitted a complaint of over 100-pages to the UK National Contact Point for the OECD against oil and gas giant BP. Read the details.
Pension funds should disclose how they are managing these risks. We have been helping a member of the Shell pension fund in his efforts to get proof that the fund is adequately managing its climate-related risk.