Horse Hill oil development legal briefing

  Published:  24 May 2023    |      Last updated:  16 Jun 2023
Our legal briefing for the Horse Hill oil development hearing at the Supreme Court in June 2023.

This case is a landmark climate challenge, considering whether when planning permission is sought for fossil fuel projects, it is necessary to include the emissions arising from when the fossil fuel is actually burnt in the Environmental Impact Assessment or whether it is sufficient to only consider the emissions from the process of extracting the fossil fuel from the ground.