The European Commission is looking to reform a little known existing treaty that lies behind dozens of ongoing bids to sue EU governments over energy ..
News 4 Sep 2019
Domestic investors in Spanish renewables have hit out at a new ruling awarding millions of euros to a British equity fund hit by retroactive cuts ..
News 2 Sep 2019
- Climate,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Government efforts to cut CO2 emissions through measures such as phasing out coal or carbon taxes could be blocked by multinationals using investor state dispute ..
News 17 Jul 2019
The Romanian government is breaching EU law by allocating millions of euros in state aid to coal power plants, an environmental law group has alleged ..
News 17 Jun 2019
A failure by policy-makers to address the issue of global warming could lead to increased adverse impacts on human health, a report warns ..
News 4 Jun 2019
The EU General Court in Luxembourg has accepted the arguments of the European Parliament and EU Council and ruled as inadmissible a legal challenge to ..
News 23 May 2019
A long-running legal battle between the Spanish government and renewable energy investors has been put under the spotlight by green group Ecologistas en Acción ..
News 17 Apr 2019
New interconnectors with North Africa appear to be facilitating the import to Spain of electricity generated by fossil fuels, a coalition of green groups has ..
News 17 Apr 2019
Friends of the Earth Netherlands has filed a lawsuit against Shell in an attempt to force it to do more to tackle climate change ..
News 8 Apr 2019
A decision by the European Commission which had deemed a surcharge on electricity bills to fund support for renewable generation to be in breach of ..
News 29 Mar 2019
The more disadvantaged of Europe’s citizens are the most exposed to the negative consequences of air pollution and other environmental issues, a new report finds ..
News 4 Feb 2019
- Climate,Pollution,Markets & Corporate,Nature
Investors in corporate bonds should be more assiduous in screening companies for their environmental and climate impact, campaigners said on Thursday as they published a ..
News 31 Jan 2019
- Climate,Energy,Markets & Corporate
The EU member state-owned bank has dismissed claims that it breached its own guidelines on environmentally responsible investment in granting a loan to a biomass ..
News 17 Jan 2019
The court of appeal in The Hague has upheld a landmark ruling that the Dutch government must cut CO2 emissions by at least 25% by ..
News 9 Oct 2018
An unprecedented legal challenge to European climate legislation is now underway after the EU Court of Justice accepted a petition brought by families affected by global ..
News 14 Aug 2018