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13 Jun 2024

Friends of the Earth vs Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero

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High Court allows judicial review challenge to Secretary of State's performance of its duties under the Climate Change Act 2008 … again!

On 3 May 2024 the Administrative Court gave judgment in Friends of the Earth v Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero [2024] EWHC 995 (Admin), allowing a judicial review challenge brought by Friends of the Earth ("FoE"), Client Earth and the Good Law Project (the "Claimants") of exercise by the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero ("SoSESNZ") of its duties under ss. 13 and 14 of the Climate Change Act 2008 ("CCA").

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