We're taking the UK Government to Court for failing to set a safe climate target for 2050. Join us!

Case information

We have now served the Government (the Defendant) and the Committee on Climate Change (interested party) with our Grounds of Claim. Our first day in court was 20th March 2018. Our next is on July 4th. Read the case correspondence here.

View case info & documents

Contribute to funding the case

People all over the world are now heading to court to hold governments and corporates to account for Climate Change. As part of this global movement Plan B and 11 UK citizens (aged 9 to 79) are suing the UK Government for failing to set a safe climate target.

Help fund the case

Get involved

Plan B is supporting the emergence of a networked, international movement of legal action to prevent catastrophic climate change. ​If you would like to work in co-operation with Plan B or to volunteer your skills or time in some other way please get in touch.

How to get involved

Plan B in the news

Blow for Heathrow airport expansion as campaigners win legal fight over third runway | News | The Times

Plans for a third runway faced a setback today as a series of legal challenges against the project cleared a major hurdle. The High Court in London gave permission for five...

Heathrow expansion protesters gather outside High Court… | Daily Mail Online

Councils and environmental charities are challenge the UK Government´s decision to approve the construction of a third runway at the airport. Source: Heathrow expansion protesters gather outside High Court…...

Press release: Plan B supporting climate change charge against Heathrow expansion

Embargoed until 00:01 on 4 October 2018 Plan B supporting climate change charge against Heathrow expansion Today, 4 October, a broad range of parties, including the Charity Plan B,...