Campaign group Plan B poised to file court action claiming government failed to take into account climate obligations when bailing out Covid-hit firms
ClientEarth wins right to appeal recent High Court decision which upheld planning approval for 3.6GW project
Judge confirms government has not sought permission to appeal, sparking major questions for the UK's wider airport expansion plans - but Heathrow insists it is working to 'fix' the issue raised by the court
Drax Power wants to build gas turbines at its plant in Selby, North Yorkshire to replace its existing coal-fired units ahead of the government's coal phase-out in 2025
More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchers
But weak enforcement means many environmental threats continue to escalate
Friends of the Earth claims decision to build a third runway at Heathrow is unlawful as it fails to take into account the UK's climate change obligations
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As scientists confirm the current global heatwave was made twice as likely by manmade climate change, lawyers warn of increased risk of litigation relating to extreme weather events
Campaign group Plan B will find out today whether it will be granted a full hearing to challenge the UK government over its failure to set more ambitions statutory emissions goals
Increased ability to foresee climactic events is in turn heightening the need for businesses and governments to manage risk and harm, according to a new scientific paper
Environmental law group raises possibility of legal action if government "continues to kick this can down the road"
Environmental law firm sets out four key conditions it says the UK's imminent plan for dealing with air pollution must meet
The government is being forced to take tougher action on air pollution because of EU rules, so how clean will our air be without them?
Mainstream wins appeal over Low Carbon Contracts Company decision to terminate Contract for Difference for 450MW Neart na Gaoithe
Heathrow expansion faces host of potential legal challenges on air quality, noise and climate - Is Boris Johnson right, is a third runway undeliverable?
ClientEarth's case against Defra over UK plans to meet EU regulations begins, as alliance of doctors and nurses urge bloder action to tackle air pollution
ClientEarth's legal challenge over government air quality plans will now be heard by the High Court in October
CBRE's Julie Townsend explains the differences between UK and overseas environmental laws - and reveals how to steer clear of key risks
Good Energy says it plans to challenge ASA ruling declaring that its arch rival supplies "Britain's greenest energy"
Pension and investment fund managers have a duty to reduce the risk global warming poses to the world economy, green law firm warns
ClientEarth's James Thornton says asking courts to issue rulings that force polluters to change their behaviour could be the way forward in the tricky arena of climate-related litigation
The non-nuclear country claims subsidies granted to proposed nuclear plant are not 'in the general interest of all EU countries'
European Court of Justice rules lower VAT rates for energy saving contravenes EU law, potentially raising prices for homeowners