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

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

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