UK Government approves Drax gas conversion plans in Yorkshire

Once developed, 1.8GW of capacity would be available from October 2023

Environmental lawyers threaten councils with legal action over climate inaction

ClientEarth is writing to each local authority that is developing a new local plan, giving them eight weeks to explain how they will set their carbon goals

EU bank taken to court over €60m biomass loan

Environmental lawyers at ClientEarth alleges the European Investment Bank failed to apply ‘crucial environmental scrutiny’ to its funding decisions

Environmental lawyers object Drax’s proposed 3.6GW gas plant

ClientEarth argues the project, if given the go-ahead, ‘will risk locking in high carbon energy on the grid until 2050’

Environmental lawyers file complaint to block Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

ClientEarth is concerned the project will have an impact on marine wildlife in the Baltic Sea

UK pension funds warned of legal action over climate risk

ClientEarth has written to trustees of 14 of the UK’s biggest pension schemes

UK environmental lawyers to train Chinese judges

ClientEarth has organised a week-long set of seminars for more than 300 judges

Environmental lawyers in push to stop gas pipeline in Finland

The project will consist of two additional pipelines that could transport up to 55 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Russia to the EU

UK Government faces air pollution High Court hearing

A judge has ordered a High Court hearing on the latest challenge against the UK Government’s proposed plans to tackle air pollution. Environmental lawyers ClientEarth said Justice Nicklin has expedited the case over “illegal and harmful” levels of air pollution and will be heard in the High Court before 23rd February 2018. It will be […]

New legal action against UK’s air pollution plan

ClientEarth has launched fresh legal action against the UK Government’s plans to tackle air pollution. It is the third time the environmental law firm is formally challenging the government “over its persistent failure” to deal with illegal levels of air quality across the country. The environmental lawyers won both cases against ministers previously. ClientEarth’s grounds […]