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.

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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.

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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.

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Article in the Guardian, via the Press Association, on today’s judgement Charity had argued the government was in breach of international obligations under the Paris agreement Source: Climate campaigners...

Press Release 20th July 2018: High Court blocks path to full trial of climate change legal action

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