20 May 2016

EEB and partners highlight fossil fuel pollution on anti-Chevron day

On the occasion of the 3rd international day of action against Chevron on 21 May, a new map has been added to the Atlas of Environmental Justice (EJAtlas) […]
13 October 2016

Stop squeezing out the orange juice workers

In the name of the 24,507 people who asked to “stop the squeeze out and make orange juice fair”, members of the international SUPPLY CHA!NGE campaign […]
2 December 2016

Stop sacrificing nature human rights to make cookies

A petition was launched today under the SUPPLY CHA!NGE project aimed at stopping abuse against nature and indigenous peoples in the supply chains of European businesses. […]
20 March 2017

Aarhus finding paves way to more democratic Europe

The EEB welcomes the Aarhus Compliance Committee’s conclusion that the European Union is in breach of its legal obligations under the Aarhus Convention due to the […]
30 June 2017

European Commission seeks to block access to justice for EU citizens

The European Commission yesterday took an unprecedented step to attempt to prevent access to environmental justice for its citizens, bluntly rejecting greater public accountability of the […]
4 July 2017

Leading environmental groups call on EU governments to stand up for the rights of citizens

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB), ClientEarth and Justice & Environment have today called on Member States to reject a proposal from the Commission that would prevent […]
4 November 2017

Blockadia map reveals global rise of anti-fossil fuel blockades

A new interactive map shows the rise of Blockadia: the direct-action phenomenon of people putting their bodies in the way of fossil fuel projects.[1] In the […]
18 June 2018

EU governments dust off rarely used treaty article to take Commission to task on environmental justice failings

EU Member States have today invoked a little-used treaty article to call on the European Commission to take steps to address the EU’s shortcomings when it […]
27 March 2020

Invitation to report launch: ‘Pushed to the wastelands: Environmental racism against Roma communities in Eastern and Central Europe’

Many Roma communities in Central and Eastern Europe experience systematic environmental racism, which pushes them out into marginal and polluted lands and neighbourhoods, and deprives them of […]
25 September 2020

European Parliament must show greater ambition on climate migration, civil society groups urge

A resolution being drafted by the European Parliament’s Development Committee must raise the bar on EU action to mitigate the impact of climate change on vulnerable […]
30 September 2020

As Czech government prepares to take Poland to court for illegal mining, activists urge European Commission to act

Campaigners call on the European Commission to start an infringement procedure immediately against Poland for the Turow mine’s illegal water grab. [1] Environmental groups welcome the […]