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ClientEarth

ClientEarth

We use the power of the law to protect life on Earth. We’re working to secure a lasting civilisation for people and nature.
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London, Brussels, Warsaw, Madrid, Berlin, New York, Beijing

Joined on 1 June, 2009

http://www.clientearth.org

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Earth's oceans are huge carbon sinks, absorbing much damaging CO2. But plastic waste is harming this process. We talked to our lead plastics lawyer @tatianalujanr about plastic affecting the ocean's role in the carbon cycle and what we're doing to help:

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The #carboncycle – how carbon flows between the atmosphere and organisms on Earth – has long been held in balance by natural sources and sinks. But how do carbon sinks work? And why are they so vital for life on Earth?

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Following our November court win, there’s been a surprise announcement from petrochemicals giant #Ineos: they have put one of two major #plastics units in Antwerp on ice. #ProjectOne is on the rocks – a win for the climate and nature.

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Major news to kick off 2021 – #Ineos has rowed back on its bigger ever investment after our court case, suspending one of two plastics units in Antwerp. Our injunction still stands – and we’ll continue to battle the #ProjectOne in court. #plastic #climate

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Ordinary citizens have a key role to play in Europe’s transition to #RenewableEnergy. Learn more about how to empower passive energy consumers to become active energy-producing citizens in the final @Proseu_Project event on Feb 2-4. #PowerToThePeople

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Is it better to take to the courts than take to the trees? Legal organisation @ClientEarth are taking governments and business to court to get #environmental laws taken seriously. Listen to @tomheapmedia and @flimsin today at 13.45 on @BBCRadio4 or here:

ICYMI: Our founder James Thornton on BBC's 39 Ways to Save the Planet - catch it on BBC Sounds or on Friday's omnibus at 9pm!

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Can lawyers swap the gown for the cape and save the world by outlawing climate change? @ClientEarth believe so. Todays '39 ways...' from @JamesThorntonCE with @flimsin @RGS_IBG on 1.45 @BBCRadio4 and when you like on @BBCSounds

Can lawyers swap the gown for the cape and save the world by outlawing climate change?

Tune in to BBC Radio 4 at 1.45pm this afternoon to hear from our founder @JamesThorntonCE on how the legal fight can save the planet.

Thanks @tomheapmedia @flimsin @RGS_IBG

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Human activity is damaging Earth's biggest #carbonsinks – forests and oceans, altering their ability to absorb excess CO2. We asked journalist @davidneiladam to investigate how carbon sinks are vital for life on Earth, and why we need to protect them:

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The UK Govt has approved allowing sugar beet producers to use seeds treated with a bee-toxic chemical – banned by the EU in 2018 because of the risk it poses to bees and other pollinators.

We're urging the Govt to reverse this dangerous decision.

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A Bangladeshi man with asthma has avoided deportation from France after his lawyer argued that he risked a severe deterioration in his condition, and possibly premature death, due to the dangerous levels of #AirPollution in his homeland.
@guardian

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Replying to @JamesThorntonCE: If you have 15 minutes today, then I'd love you to listen to my episode on @BBCRadio4 #39WaysToSaveThePlanet.

The new…

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If you have 15 minutes today, then I'd love you to listen to my episode on @BBCRadio4 #39WaysToSaveThePlanet.

The new game-changing series by @tomheapmedia. He looks at inspiring ideas being used for cutting our #carbon - in collaboration with @RGS_IBG

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Carbon is essential for all life on Earth. The amount of carbon on Earth has never changed, but where it is located is constantly flowing between the atmosphere and organisms on Earth, between carbon sources and carbon sinks:

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Investors w/ US $2.4 trillion in assets are calling on HSBC to end its fossil fuel financing & set clear targets for its #netzero ambition.

As Europe’s 2nd largest bank, this is an opportunity for HSBC to show industry leadership and take climate action that is urgently needed.

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Replying to @global_returns: Global heating could stabilize if net zero emissions achieved, scientists say

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Global heating could stabilize if net zero emissions achieved, scientists say

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Our lawyer Katie Nield comments on the legal implications of the landmark decision into Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's death. This could not have happened without the work of @rosamund_ElsFdn and her legal team at @HJAcivillibs.

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Replying to @JamesThorntonCE: I was grateful for the opportunity to chat with @MrVikas about the legal system, climate justice, human rights and aid…

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Replying to @JamesThorntonCE: ClientEarth is thrilled to be an official nominator for Prince William’s @EarthshotPrize.

The prize is the most ambi…

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We are looking for an experienced US-based attorney to join our global climate finance initiative and help us use corporate and financial laws to tackle #climatechange. Start your application today:

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Happy 2021! We've been looking back at the highlights of 2020 - it was a difficult year for everyone but with your support we made huge progress in the fight for people and planet. We couldn't do it without your help, so thank you.

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ClientEarth is thrilled to be an official nominator for Prince William’s @EarthshotPrize.

The prize is the most ambitious and prestigious of its kind – designed to incentivise change to repair our planet over the next ten years.

Find out abt submissions

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I was grateful for the opportunity to chat with @MrVikas about the legal system, climate justice, human rights and aid & development.

Please have a read on Thought Economics

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