Shell greenlights investment in major gas field in the UK North Sea

Located nearly 250 kilometres east of Aberdeen, Scotland, the Jackdaw field is expected to come online by 2025

German Government ‘likely to face legal challenges to gas rationing’

Law experts suggest some German businesses see gas rationing as a “nightmare scenario”

EU faces legal action over plans to fast-track gas infrastructure projects

ClientEarth, Friends of the Earth Europe, Food & Water Action Europe and CEE Bankwatch Network believe the EU Commission has given ‘these climate-destructive projects VIP status, in contradiction of its legal obligations’

Shell directors sued by ClientEarth over ‘failing to properly prepare company for net zero’

ClientEarth has notified Shell of its claims against the company’s 13 executive and non-executive directors, in what is said to be the first such case of its kind

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Australia’s energy regulator sues four wind farm operators over blackout

Severe weather conditions on 28th September 2016 led to around 850,000 customers in South Australia without access to electricity

Government faces fresh legal action over Capacity Market scheme

Tempus Energy argues the government has a legal duty to halt the scheme following its suspension by the EU Court

UK pension funds warned of legal action over climate risk

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

North Yorkshire mayor launches legal action against government’s fracking policy

Malton Mayor Paul Andrews believes it seeks to impose ‘an unacceptable level of government control’ on local planning applications

Climate campaigners launch legal action against Heathrow expansion

MPs voted in favour of a third runway earlier this year

Sadiq Khan to join London councils’ legal action against Heathrow expansion

He says the proposed plans for a third runway will have “significant environmental and noise impacts”