Commission fails to stop subsidies for unsustainable burning of woody biomass

The European Commission’s new Guidelines on State Aid for Environmental Protection and Energy 2014-2020 (‘EEAG’) adopt an incoherent approach towards the environmental impacts of biofuels and biomass.

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Commission fails to stop subsidies for unsustainable burning of woody biomass

The European Commission’s new Guidelines on State Aid for Environmental Protection and Energy 2014-2020 (‘EEAG’) adopt an incoherent approach towards the environmental impacts of biofuels and biomass.

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The IPCC’s Third Report is Proof Positive of the need for a Climate & Energy Act for Europe

Perhaps the most chilling message to emerge from the IPCC’s third report is the yawning gap that is opening between the scale of the threat posed by climate change and the utility of the solutions.

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The IPCC’s Third Report is Proof Positive of the need for a Climate & Energy Act for Europe

Perhaps the most chilling message to emerge from the IPCC’s third report is the yawning gap that is opening between the scale of the threat posed by climate change and the utility of the solutions.

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Business can’t ignore climate change risks

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have released of the latest installment of their report, which shows business can no longer ignore the risks of climate change in their reporting and decision making.

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Business can’t ignore climate change risks

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have released of the latest installment of their report, which shows business can no longer ignore the risks of climate change in their reporting and decision making.

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Commission adopts new Energy and Environmental State Aid Guidelines

Today, the European Commission published its new environmental and energy state aid guidelines – what do they mean for Europe?

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Commission adopts new Energy and Environmental State Aid Guidelines

Today, the European Commission published its new environmental and energy state aid guidelines – what do they mean for Europe?

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10 things we learned from this week’s smog

Now that the dust has settled (or more accurately, blown over to Europe), it is a good time to dispel some myths, get the facts straight and reflect on a week which has seen air pollution hit the headlines.

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10 things we learned from this week’s smog

Now that the dust has settled (or more accurately, blown over to Europe), it is a good time to dispel some myths, get the facts straight and reflect on a week which has seen air pollution hit the headlines.

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What do new public procurement rules mean for sustainable timber?

New EU rules on government buying were published this week – and they could make timber more sustainable around the world

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What do new public procurement rules mean for sustainable timber?

New EU rules on government buying were published this week – and they could make timber more sustainable around the world

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ClientEarth on land tenure and forest issues in the Congo

How can better land use governance help protect people and forests? Find out what we said in the latest issue of European Tropical Forest Research Network News.

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ClientEarth on land tenure and forest issues in the Congo

How can better land use governance help protect people and forests? Find out what we said in the latest issue of European Tropical Forest Research Network News.

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What does the EU Timber Regulation mean for biomass?

What is bioenergy, and what does it have to do with the EU Timber Regulation?

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What does the EU Timber Regulation mean for biomass?

What is bioenergy, and what does it have to do with the EU Timber Regulation?

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Chemicals, transatlantic trade and setting the record straight

Two weeks ago, at the start of the fourth round of “trade” negotiations between the EU and the US, the Center for International Environmental Law and ClientEarth issued a detailed critique of a document by the two main chemical industry lobbies.

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Chemicals, transatlantic trade and setting the record straight

Two weeks ago, at the start of the fourth round of “trade” negotiations between the EU and the US, the Center for International Environmental Law and ClientEarth issued a detailed critique of a document by the two main chemical industry lobbies.

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Killer smog shows need for EU action on air pollution

Are you basking in the spring sunshine in London, Paris or Brussels? Unfortunately so is the air pollution.

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Killer smog shows need for EU action on air pollution

Are you basking in the spring sunshine in London, Paris or Brussels? Unfortunately so is the air pollution.

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Biomethane sustainability questions need answers

What is biomethane and could it help us decarbonise Europe’s power generation?

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Biomethane sustainability questions need answers

What is biomethane and could it help us decarbonise Europe’s power generation?

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One year of the EU Timber Regulation – how are we doing?

More than 20 member states are failing to apply the EU Timber Regulation one year after it came into force

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One year of the EU Timber Regulation – how are we doing?

More than 20 member states are failing to apply the EU Timber Regulation one year after it came into force

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Ministry and civil society discuss forest governance in Gabon

What happened when Gabonese civil society met the ministry to talk about forest governance?

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Ministry and civil society discuss forest governance in Gabon

What happened when Gabonese civil society met the ministry to talk about forest governance?

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Keep toxic chemicals out of transatlantic trade deal

What do current transatlantic trade negotiations mean for the environment?

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Keep toxic chemicals out of transatlantic trade deal

What do current transatlantic trade negotiations mean for the environment?

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Protecting the environment through Wildlife and Countryside Link

Find out how being a member of Wildlife and Countryside Link helps us protect the planet

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Protecting the environment through Wildlife and Countryside Link

Find out how being a member of Wildlife and Countryside Link helps us protect the planet

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Securing land and community resource rights – new report

Securing land and community resource rights is one of the biggest issues facing people in many African countries. Read our new guide for land and tenure reform.

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Securing land and community resource rights – new report

Securing land and community resource rights is one of the biggest issues facing people in many African countries. Read our new guide for land and tenure reform.

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What is the porpoise of environmental lawyers?

Harbour porpoises living in UK waters are under threat – how can environmental lawyers help?

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What is the porpoise of environmental lawyers?

Harbour porpoises living in UK waters are under threat – how can environmental lawyers help?

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New Byelaws prohibiting damaging fishing in European Marine Sites

Regulators, industry and civil society have been working together to help to ensure that the most potentially damaging fishing activities do not take place in sensitive sites.

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New Byelaws prohibiting damaging fishing in European Marine Sites

Regulators, industry and civil society have been working together to help to ensure that the most potentially damaging fishing activities do not take place in sensitive sites.

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A strong seat at the table

We are delighted to invite you to the launch of a new guide helping African organisations to engage in land tenure reform.

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A strong seat at the table

We are delighted to invite you to the launch of a new guide helping African organisations to engage in land tenure reform.

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James Thornton on clean air, healthy seas and Coldplay

Our founder and CEO, James Thornton, talks to the Law Society Gazette about how Zen Buddhism informs his work and being raided by the Polish police.

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James Thornton on clean air, healthy seas and Coldplay

Our founder and CEO, James Thornton, talks to the Law Society Gazette about how Zen Buddhism informs his work and being raided by the Polish police.

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Bread making with E5 Bakehouse

ClientEarth staff tried their hands at bread making, with the help of our friendly local bakers

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Bread making with E5 Bakehouse

ClientEarth staff tried their hands at bread making, with the help of our friendly local bakers

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