Environmentalists outside the Palace of Justice courthouse in The Hague, Netherlands. Photo: Bloomberg
Environmentalists outside the Palace of Justice courthouse in The Hague, Netherlands. Photo: Bloomberg

Shell ordered to cut carbon emissions in landmark Dutch climate case

  • A court in The Hague ordered the Anglo-Dutch multinational to reduce its CO2 output by 45 per cent by 2030 from 2019 levels
  • The case was launched in 2019 by the Netherlands branch of Friends of the Earth, and is backed by more than 17,000 Dutch citizens

Environmentalists outside the Palace of Justice courthouse in The Hague, Netherlands. Photo: Bloomberg
Environmentalists outside the Palace of Justice courthouse in The Hague, Netherlands. Photo: Bloomberg
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