First climate petition in Estonia

Fridays For Future launched a legal challenge against construction of new shale oil plant! On April 26th, climate activists from Fridays For Future Eesti filed a petition for... 29-04-2020

Environmental legal victory in Slovenia!

Justice and Environment’s member organisation Legal Information Center (PIC and DONDES have been successful at the Constitutional Court of Slovenia in the case of... 23-04-2020

Historic news coming from Norway!

The Norwegian Supreme Court will hear an appeal in a climate court case, also known as The People vs. Arctic Oil, which has already been through two lower court levels.... 22-04-2020

Shapers of our Rights

How do cases that relate to access to environmental justice progress at the UN? If you are curious how cases at the special body of the United Nations, the Aarhus Convention... 10-03-2020

Heathrow third runway ruled illegal over climate change

Plans for a third runway at Heathrow airport have been ruled illegal by the court of appeal because ministers did not adequately take into account the government’s commitments... 27-02-2020

The European Environmental Bureau sent a letter ...

... to all EU environmental ministers urging the Council to implement the European Greel Deal and to take measures to protect the climate, amongst others. 26-02-2020

Outrageous German plans to limit access to justice

According to a recent news on EurActiv, certain German politicians look at China as a model where infrastructure developments can be completed within a week while in Germany... 12-02-2020

New J&E study on National Energy and Climate Plans

According to Euractiv, just over half of European Union countries have submitted their final national energy and climate plans (NECPs) to the European Commission by the 1... 05-02-2020

EU to name and shame climate plan laggards ‘in the coming days’

This is shameful seeing the urgency of the climate crisis‼️‼️Just over half of European Union countries have submitted their final national energy and climate plans (NECPs) to... 04-02-2020