CLIENTEARTH CO-HOSTS FOURTH EU - CHINA BIODIVERSITY WORKSHOP

On 14 - 15 July, ClientEarth and the Office of the Executive Committee for CBD COP15 co-hosted a virtual workshop on biodiversity on...

INQUIRY OPENED OVER EU FAILURE TO CONSIDER ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF SOUTH AMERICAN TRADE DEAL

The European Ombudsman has opened an inquiry into the EU Commission's trade agreement with the ‘Mercosur' group of South American countries....

 
 
 

CHINA INTRODUCES NEW LAW TO SAFEGUARD FORESTS AND IMPROVE GOVERNANCE

On 1 July, China's newly amended forest law came into effect, marking the first revision of the law in over twenty years. The law comes...

EU - CHINA DIALOGUE ON GREEN DEAL AND GREEN ECONOMIC RECOVERY

On the 29th of June ClientEarth co-hosted a virtual workshop on green economic recovery on behalf of the bilateral EU - China Environment...

 
 
 

AN EXPENSIVE ADDICTION: HEAVY COAL HANDOUTS HALT POLISH ENERGY TRANSITION

In their latest report, ClientEarth and economics think-tank WiseEuropa have zoomed in on public subsidies granted to Poland's energy...

THE FIVE CLIMATE CONDITIONS WE SAY COMPANIES MUST COMMIT TO FOR UK ASSISTANCE

ClientEarth has called on the Government to ensure companies receiving public support during the COVID-19 recovery adhere to five strict...

 
 
 

AIR POLLUTION BEYOND LOCKDOWN: COULD THE UK BREATHE CLEANER AIR?

Many people have noticed cleaner air and clearer skies during lockdown. Air that's safe to breathe should not be a novelty - it must...

REPLACING FOSSIL FUELS WITH GREEN ENERGY

As we tackle the climate crisis, we need to move away from fossil fuels and towards more green energy like wind, solar and hydropower....

 
 
 

ACCESS TO JUSTICE UPDATE FROM CLIENTEARTH AND JUSTICE&ENVIRONMENT

Our analysis The European Climate Law and Access to Justice In early March, just before the onset of the current COVID 19 crisis, the...

欧盟木材法规(EUTR)新闻--2020年3月至5月

欧盟木材法规(EUTR)新闻--2020年3月至5月

本期欧洲环保协会《欧盟木材法规》新闻将为您提供欧盟打击非法伐木的法律《欧盟木材法规》(EUTR)2020年3月至5月的最新进展。与以往各期不同,本期将不仅包含欧盟委员会目前用来确保《欧盟木材法规》正确实施的措施以及国际上的类似最新立法进展的相关信息,还将介绍相关期刊,探讨新冠病毒疫情对于木材行业的影响和后果。 如果您希望通过电子邮件接收该新闻通讯,请致信:forests-contact...

 
 
 

THE EUROPEAN CLIMATE LAW AND ACCESS TO JUSTICE

In early March, just before the onset of the current COVID 19 crisis, the European Commission presented its proposal for a European...

BP GREENWASHING COMPLAINT SETS PRECEDENT FOR ACTION ON MISLEADING AD CAMPAIGNS

Today, it was announced that an OECD complaint filed by ClientEarth lawyers alleging oil giant BP misled the public in its advertising...

 
 
 

COMMISSION ACCEPTS ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMPLAINTS CONCERNING POLAND AND BULGARIA

The latest Commission infringement package brings some good news for access to justice. A bit over one year ago, we wrote in this newsletter...

ADVOCATE GENERAL: HABITATS DIRECTIVE SCREENING APPLIES TO TEMPORAL EXTENSIONS OF CONSTRUCTION PERMITS

Case C-254/19 Friends of the Irish Environment v An Bord Pleanála This opinion from Advocate General Kokott considers whether an extension...

 
 
 

WE TAKE ACTION AGAINST THE EU FOR FAILING TO CONSIDER ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF SOUTH AMERICAN TRADE DEAL

The European Commission has ignored its legal obligation to ensure the trade agreement with the ‘Mercosur' group of South American...

NOTICIAS EUTR: MARZO - MAYO 2020

Esta edición de Noticias EUTR de ClientEarth ofrece información actualizada sobre la aplicación de la legislación europea tendente...

 
 
 

TACKLING THE UK'S DEFORESTATION FOOTPRINT THROUGH DUE DILIGENCE LAWS: BRIEFING

ClientEarth and international NGO Global Witness have published a briefing calling on the UK to adopt mandatory due diligence laws...

PENSIONS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

If you're thinking about how your own life impacts the climate crisis or, indeed, how the climate crisis will impact you, your finances...

 
 
 

BIG OIL'S PLAN B: PLASTIC

What is Big Oil's Plan B? Public alarm about single-use plastics and awareness about the damaging effects of plastic pollution has...

PENSIONS: RISKING MORE THAN YOUR MONEY

As we consider a post-pandemic future, we want to help build a resilient economy that supports our shared health, communities and environment....

 
 
 



Prince William and Kate Middleton surprise locals on Barry Island in first...

Prince William and Kate Middleton surprise locals on Barry Island in first joint engagement after lockdown - best photos

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Europa League Last 16 LIVE: Manchester United vs LASK and Inter Milan vs Getafe

Europa League Last 16 LIVE: Manchester United vs LASK and Inter Milan vs Getafe

Follow all the action from Old Traford as Manchester United host LASK in a bid to seal their progress in the Europa League last-16 clash as well as other games across Europe. Read more ...

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 20 Ultra with an eye-watering price

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 20 Ultra with an eye-watering price

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra Samsung has unveiled its latest Galaxy Note smartphones alongside a range of accessories during a virtual press conference this... Read more ...

Arsenal adopt surprise transfer stance after announcing 55 job cuts due to...

Arsenal adopt surprise transfer stance after announcing 55 job cuts due to coronavirus

Arsenal are set to make 55 members of staff redundant, the club announced on Wednesday. Read more ...

Meghan Markle's five friends who defended Duchess could be named in court today

Meghan Markle's five friends who defended Duchess could be named in court today

MEGHAN MARKLE's five friends who anonymously defended the Duchess of Sussex on the pages of a US magazine may be named in court today. Read more ...

Gareth Bale left out of Real Madrid's 24-man squad for Man City clash

Gareth Bale left out of Real Madrid's 24-man squad for Man City clash

The Spanish champions trail 2-1 from the first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu back in March, but Bale, who has scored crucial goals in two Champions League finals, has not been... Read more ...

Kate and William stunned as pensioner swears at royal couple 'You did a...

Kate and William stunned as pensioner swears at royal couple 'You did a s****y job!'

KATE, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William were left stunned after a pensioner swore at the royal couple during a care home visit in Cardiff. Read more ...

The Galaxy Z Fold 2 Looks Like a Big Step for Forward for Foldable Phones

The Galaxy Z Fold 2 Looks Like a Big Step for Forward for Foldable Phones

Samsung appears to have addressed many of the original Fold's shortcomings while also refining and evolving its flexible display tech. Read more ...

Samsung's new foldable smartphone promises an improved display and hinge...

Samsung's new foldable smartphone promises an improved display and hinge - preorders begin on September 1

Samsung's new Galaxy Z Fold 2 will be available for preorder starting September 1. The company's second-generation flagship foldable smartphone features several upgrades over... Read more ...

Aberdeen lockdown: The 28 restaurants involved in coronavirus cluster

Aberdeen lockdown: The 28 restaurants involved in coronavirus cluster

ABERDEEN has been placed under stricter lockdown restrictions as a cluster of coronavirus cases have been recorded in the area. Here are the 28 restaurants and other venues... Read more ...