On the forefront of broadening access to justice in environmental matters

In less than four hours, the Chairman of the Access to Justice Task Force of the Aarhus Convention will open the 11th meeting in Geneva where intense discussion is expected... 27-02-2018

Harrassment Alert!

Lawsuit threatens to shut down Friends of the Earth Croatia 15-02-2018

EARL project info on IBA website

Justice and Environment is running a project with ClientEarth on access to justice in environmental matters. Now you can read more about its background on the website of the... 14-02-2018

Summer Kern on C-664/15 Protect case: CJEU rules NGOs must have access to justice in water law proceedings.

In a landmark judgment issued on December 20, 2017, the European Court of Justice ruled that environmental NGOs (ENGOs) must have access to justice in water law proceedings.... 07-02-2018

Resurgent wolf is back in Belgium after more than 100 years

The wild wolf has returned for the first time in more than a century to Belgium, which has become the last country in continental Europe to report a sighting of the resurgent... 05-02-2018

Air pollution in Europe

There has been a lot of hassle lately about air pollution in EU with 9 countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Romania, Slovakia and UK) having... 02-02-2018

Austria - new government, new environmental policy?

The programme of Austria’s new government could spell trouble for the environment 31-01-2018

The Swedish Environmental Court’s NO to the final repository for spent nuclear fuel: a major victory for safety

The Swedish Environmental Court says no to the power industry’s Nuclear Waste Company SKB’s license application for a final repository for spent nuclear fuel in Forsmark,... 25-01-2018

EU’s energy project list denounced by unimpressed MEPs

A proposed list of priority energy projects drawn up by the European Commission has come under intense scrutiny by MEPs, some of whom accuse the EU executive of focusing too... 24-01-2018

Breaking news!

Austria files a lawsuit against the EU Commission for allowing Hungary to finance the Paks 2 Nuclear Power Plant extension from state aid. 22-01-2018