EU decision-making in the spotlight: transparency of trilogues

EU laws keep authorities in check – but how transparent is the decision-making process? An inquiry leaves questions unanswered.

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EU decision-making in the spotlight: transparency of trilogues

EU laws keep authorities in check – but how transparent is the decision-making process? An inquiry leaves questions unanswered.

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Neonics: What is bad for bees is also bad for us

Losing our pollinators would have huge implications for human health. New evidence shows how important the ban on neonicotinoids is for protecting our bees.

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Neonics: What is bad for bees is also bad for us

Losing our pollinators would have huge implications for human health. New evidence shows how important the ban on neonicotinoids is for protecting our bees.

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Environmental accounts are a means, not an end

Environmental accounts tell us trees are worth 30 times more as forests than as timber. We should protect those standing, and reforest our landscape.

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Environmental accounts are a means, not an end

Environmental accounts tell us trees are worth 30 times more as forests than as timber. We should protect those standing, and reforest our landscape.

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Seafood businesses need to talk about sustainability – together

Seafood businesses know they need to invest in sustainable seas now. Here’s why it’s important.

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Seafood businesses need to talk about sustainability – together

Seafood businesses know they need to invest in sustainable seas now. Here’s why it’s important.

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Taking to the water again – back in the office with more fish to fry

The battle for strong EU fisheries laws continues. Our Brussels fisheries lawyer on six months of progress – and where we’re going next.

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Taking to the water again – back in the office with more fish to fry

The battle for strong EU fisheries laws continues. Our Brussels fisheries lawyer on six months of progress – and where we’re going next.

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Fisheries laws need time to perform, not reform

Laws need time and proper implementation to prove they work. That’s why the EU mustn’t overhaul the Control Regulation – yet.

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Fisheries laws need time to perform, not reform

Laws need time and proper implementation to prove they work. That’s why the EU mustn’t overhaul the Control Regulation – yet.

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Brexit better for fisheries is pure fantasy

Leaving the EU is a huge risk for UK fishermen. It would threaten the fish stocks they rely on and the seas they fish in.

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Brexit better for fisheries is pure fantasy

Leaving the EU is a huge risk for UK fishermen. It would threaten the fish stocks they rely on and the seas they fish in.

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Court orders Massachusetts to do more to reduce emissions

A ruling by Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court this month has shown just how effective citizens’ lawsuits can be.

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Court orders Massachusetts to do more to reduce emissions

A ruling by Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court this month has shown just how effective citizens’ lawsuits can be.

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In Natura 2000 we trust – the fight to save an ancient Polish forest

As Poland moves to log heavily in the ancient, protected Bialowieza forest, EU nature law may be the only thing that can stop them.

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In Natura 2000 we trust – the fight to save an ancient Polish forest

As Poland moves to log heavily in the ancient, protected Bialowieza forest, EU nature law may be the only thing that can stop them.

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Don’t forget about fish on Endangered Species Day

Endangered Species Day should be about all endangered species, not just the more popular ones. So let’s talk about fish.

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Don’t forget about fish on Endangered Species Day

Endangered Species Day should be about all endangered species, not just the more popular ones. So let’s talk about fish.

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First step to victory in US climate change litigation

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.

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First step to victory in US climate change litigation

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.

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Strengthen EU fisheries laws to protect Arctic seas

EU fishermen have to keep EU laws in EU waters – they should keep them elsewhere, too.

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Strengthen EU fisheries laws to protect Arctic seas

EU fishermen have to keep EU laws in EU waters – they should keep them elsewhere, too.

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Scottish super-polluter mothballed: last coal power station closes

As the last coal-fired power station in Scotland is closed, we look back over its history and ask whether this really is the end of coal in Scotland.

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Scottish super-polluter mothballed: last coal power station closes

As the last coal-fired power station in Scotland is closed, we look back over its history and ask whether this really is the end of coal in Scotland.

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Let’s embrace the many values of nature in the UK’s 25 Year Plan

The UK’s preparing a 25 Year Plan for Nature. It’s time to take stock of its many values.

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Let’s embrace the many values of nature in the UK’s 25 Year Plan

The UK’s preparing a 25 Year Plan for Nature. It’s time to take stock of its many values.

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ClientEarth celebrates the International Day of Forests 2016

Monday marked the International Day of Forests 2016. So, ClientEarth moved to increase protection for them.

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ClientEarth celebrates the International Day of Forests 2016

Monday marked the International Day of Forests 2016. So, ClientEarth moved to increase protection for them.

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Changing gear – new solutions to the discard ban

Slipping through the net: how new innovations in selective fishing gear can make the EU landing obligation work for fish and fishers.

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Changing gear – new solutions to the discard ban

Slipping through the net: how new innovations in selective fishing gear can make the EU landing obligation work for fish and fishers.

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Biodiversity offsetting in disguise? UK launches new consultation

It’s become increasingly obvious that not enough is being done to protect our biodiversity. We question the UK’s latest proposals to address it

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Biodiversity offsetting in disguise? UK launches new consultation

It’s become increasingly obvious that not enough is being done to protect our biodiversity. We question the UK’s latest proposals to address it

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Exemptions – the ‘catch’ behind the discard ban

Exemptions from the EU discard ban mean fishermen can continue to throw certain fish back. But we believe some exemptions should not have been approved – and here’s why.

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Exemptions – the ‘catch’ behind the discard ban

Exemptions from the EU discard ban mean fishermen can continue to throw certain fish back. But we believe some exemptions should not have been approved – and here’s why.

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Scallop dredging in Cardigan Bay – a legal issue, not an economic one

The Welsh government must understand their legal obligations before anything else when considering allowing scallop dredging in Cardigan Bay

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Scallop dredging in Cardigan Bay – a legal issue, not an economic one

The Welsh government must understand their legal obligations before anything else when considering allowing scallop dredging in Cardigan Bay

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Staying in the EU is best for UK nature and climate

If you want to take care of animals, plants, people, and the whole of the environment, stay in the EU. It really is that simple.

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Staying in the EU is best for UK nature and climate

If you want to take care of animals, plants, people, and the whole of the environment, stay in the EU. It really is that simple.

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If Europe’s oldest forest was in danger, could UNESCO protect it?

Plans to increase logging in Białowieża Forest, Europe’s last primeval forest, have aroused heated debate in Poland. Some claim its UNESCO World Heritage status is under threat. We decided to check what tools UNESCO has at its disposal when a site is in danger.

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If Europe’s oldest forest was in danger, could UNESCO protect it?

Plans to increase logging in Białowieża Forest, Europe’s last primeval forest, have aroused heated debate in Poland. Some claim its UNESCO World Heritage status is under threat. We decided to check what tools UNESCO has at its disposal when a site is in danger.

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UK’s £multimillion power station subsidy investigated

The UK government’s decision to give state aid to biomass conversion is rightfully coming under scrutiny.

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UK’s £multimillion power station subsidy investigated

The UK government’s decision to give state aid to biomass conversion is rightfully coming under scrutiny.

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