Climate

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Setting emissions targets is crucial for companies with complexity across sectors, technologies and business structures. However, this is often the easy part, according to an insight paper from Cornwall Insight and Shoosmiths: Unlocking net zero strategies for businesses. The report explores the pot

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The UK’s national human rights institutions are warning that the human rights implications of the climate crisis must be tackled during COP26 in Glasgow. The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, Scottish Human Rights Commission and the Equality and Human Rights Commission highlighted that

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Lawyers at a major City firm will be able to buy electric cars through a new scheme designed to contribute to the fight against climate change. Stephenson Harwood, which employs over 1,100 people across eight global offices, will make the scheme available to all staff in London from next year.

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Climate lawyers have urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate Brazil's president for crimes against humanity over his administration's policies in the Amazon ahead of the COP26 this month. The Allrise group has lodged a case with the court alleging that the government of Jair

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The government's planned carbon tax hike risks exacerbating fuel poverty in the absence of affordable clean energy and reliable public transport, Community Law & Mediation (CLM) has warned. The community law centre and charity, which opened a Centre for Environmental Justice earlier this year, i

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DLA Piper is to agree a travel budget with its clients as part of a new series of measures to reduce its carbon footprint in the next two years. The move is part of a wider project of the firm's to commit to targets halving its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to pre-pandemic levels.

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Strategic planning policy on oil and gas development in Northern Ireland is set to be reviewed to ensure it "remains appropriate in the context of the climate emergency". Infrastructure minister Nichola Mallon said the review will include consideration of unconventional hydrocarbon development, comm

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UK law firm TLT has signed the Greener Litigation Pledge as part of its aim to be a net zero business by 2025 and to support its clients with their own sustainability goals. Signatories commit to actively reducing, with a view to minimising, the environmental impacts of litigation in the English and

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Ireland's semi-state climate solutions company Bord na Móna has announced the appointment of Sonya Mallon as company secretary and general counsel. Ms Mallon, a solicitor with 16 years' post-qualification experience in both in-house and private practice, joined Bord na Móna over a deca

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An independent community law centre is launching a series of free environmental justice advice clinics to mark the UN International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies. The clinics, launched by the Coolock-based Centre for Environmental Justice within Community Law & Mediation (CLM), will focus on a

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DLA Piper has been appointed by the UK government as the provider of legal services for the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow this November. The firm will provide general commercial support to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) including in respect of sponsorship a

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