Tag : ClientEarth
Pressure is piling on the Government to take urgent action on air pollution, including stronger, legally binding targets, in the forthcoming Environment Bill.
Air quality experts at ClientEarth are renewing their calls for the Government to mandate a nationwide network of charging Clean Air Zones – including for cars … Read More »
ClientEarth has issued a legal warning to 100 local authorities across England on notice that they will violate their legal obligations and risk legal challenge if … Read More »
Government plans to tackle air quality must take in pollution on England’s major road network.
The Government’s 2040 target of ending sales of new petrol and diesel cars/vans is too late to tackle climate change and should be moved to 2030, … Read More »
Local authorities in England and Wales have received a written warning of the legal risk of inaction on air pollution after missing government deadlines to produce … Read More »
The Government has been slammed for failing to address air pollution from transport as it publishes its final Clean Air Strategy.
Carmakers will need take giant strides in real-world emissions performance to meet Euro 6 emissions limits following a ruling made today by the Court of Justice of … Read More »
Older diesels are to be banned from Bonn and Cologne in Germany from April 2019 following a court ruling.
Environmental action group, ClientEarth, has slammed the UK Government’s Air Quality Plan and Road to Zero strategies, claiming neither of them solve long-standing problems with national … Read More »
The vehicle rental and leasing industry contributes around £49bn per year to the UK economy while playing a major role in supporting domestic vehicle and engine … Read More »
Leeds City Council is to start a statutory public consultation on its proposed clean air charging zone, including feedback on air quality solutions post-2020.
A new air quality consultation asking for input on new ways to cut air pollution in ‘third-wave’ local authorities’ areas has been criticised by eco experts … Read More »
The Government has published its draft Clean Air Strategy, covering a variety of issues including air pollution from farming and domestic fuels but with minor action … Read More »
Fine particle air pollution in the UK is exceeding recommended limits in around half of towns and cities in the UK covered by measurements, leading to … Read More »
Bosch has developed new technology that it says could stop, once and for all, the debate about the death of diesel and ensure a future for … Read More »
The current 2040 target to end the sale of conventional petrol and diesel cars must be brought forward to help deal with an “air quality catastrophe”.
Germany’s highest administrative court has ruled that cities can ban diesel cars to tackle air pollution in a move that could set a precedent worldwide.
The UK and Welsh governments must work with the private sector to help drive the shift to cleaner vehicles, including EVs.
The UK and Welsh governments will be required by law to draw up new plans to cure illegal levels of air pollution, following a third defeat … Read More »
The Welsh government is to draw up timetabled air quality plans as it admitted at a High Court hearing that its lack of a plan was … Read More »
More than half of the British public would back the introduction of charges for Clean Air Zones.
Pressure is mounting on the UK government to take more stringent action on air quality, including deploying charging clean air zones nationwide, with the news that it will … Read More »
Pressure is mounting on the government to introduce new diesel taxes as revelations come to light that ministers knew about the health hazards from diesel vehicles … Read More »
ClientEarth has confirmed it’s pushing ahead with plans to take the government to court for a third time over illegal air pollution as it builds the … Read More »
A growing number of local authorities are failing to meet air quality targets according to environmental law firm ClientEarth, which is threatening fresh legal action against the … Read More »
Environmental law firm ClientEarth has launched legal action against the European Commission as it warns that new EU rules on emissions control systems could prompt another … Read More »