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Action Time 2019 - Bulgaria

A civic forum for experience sharing, networking and action planning on issues and challenges of importance for civil society organisations defending the environment, human rights... 23-10-2019

Greek Supreme Court annuls environmental permits of lignite stations

Here is a success story from Greece! The Council of State annulled the environmental permits of the Megalopolis A and Megalopolis B lignite stations.  The annulled... 15-10-2019

Polish government plans last-minute push on new coal mining law

A step in a very wrong direction! While most of the EU is phasing-out coal, Poland is planning new projects. Furthermore, the draft mining law gives Warsaw the power to... 14-10-2019

Finnish Wolves: Milestone ruling for EU wildlife protection

Today Europe’s top court has upheld the strict protection that EU law offers to wolves and other species, making it clear there are some serious questions about the reasoning... 10-10-2019

We are in Brussels

We are in Brussels, attending the Law Group Meeting of the European Environmental Bureau (www.eeb.org). Topics to discuss with public interest environmental lawyers of the EU are... 08-10-2019

Barriers of access to justice in environmental matters

J&E keeps monitoring the barriers of access to justice in the EU MS where it has member organizations. Our 2018 survey in this matter can be read on our website... 07-10-2019

People in Estonia call on the Prime Minister to take more ambitious climate action

Justice & Environment member group Estonian Environmental Law Centre, together with the Estonian Fund for Nature and Estonian Green Movement, submitted a citizen initiative in... 04-10-2019

Time to act for climate justice

Today, the international human rights community and the international environmental community unite in New York city ahead of the United Nations Climate Action Summit. It is... 02-10-2019

It's time for more and more climate lawsuits!

 "You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words — and yet, I'm one of the lucky ones," Thunberg said Monday. "People are suffering,... 24-09-2019

We are in Aarhus!

I mean, we are actually and physically in Aarhus city, talking about the Aarhus Convention at the ecoDESIGN annual meeting to a diverse audience, including aeronautics... 10-09-2019