We want the EU to respect the Aarhus Convention

The EEB, ClientEarth and Justice & Environment wrote the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on 27 January 2020. We ask for a revision of the Aarhus... 28-01-2020

J&E has helped to improve EIA practice around the EU

Justice&Environment (J&E), a network of environmental law NGOs from around the EU, has worked on national cases related to environmental impact assessment (EIA) for... 27-01-2020

Big step forward for the climate justice movement in Norway!

The Court of Appeals in Oslo today made its judgement on the Norwegian climate lawsuit, which had been brought by a number of plaintiffs including Natur og Ungdom/Young ... 23-01-2020

Major court win brings the end to Greek lignite era ever closer

Following legal action Greece has ruled to annul the environmental permits for two state-owned lignite-fired power plants. The ruling has put the final nail in the coffin... 14-01-2020

Harassment of Environmental Defenders

Jeremy Wates, Secretary General of EEB writes in his foreword to a new publication on harassment of environmental activists: Globally, the number of defenders that have been... 08-01-2020

News from Austria

EU Treaty Infringement Proceeding against Austria The EU Commission is initiating EU Treaty infringement proceedings against Austria because of its controversial ... 07-01-2020

Harassment of Environmental Defenders

A snapshot of Europe in 2018/2019 18-12-2019


Preparation of national climate and energy plans must be transparent and participative 17-12-2019


European Commission proposes stricter approach to protection of water bodies 16-12-2019

Green Law Group Only Cautiously Optimistic over Pledges of the European Green Deal

Will environmental justice be delivered eventually? 13-12-2019