“Shell forced to slash global emissions after landmark court ruling”

Activist groups hail ‘historic win’ as Dutch court orders multinational fossil fuel Shell Oil to cut CO2 emissions by 45% by 2030

Harry Cockburn

To The Independent (UK)

Climate activists who have taken fossil fuel giant Royal Dutch Shell to court over its emissions of harmful greenhouse gases have successfully forced the multinational company to reduce its emissions in what has been hailed as a landmark case. 

The case was filed in April 2019 by seven activist groups including Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth Netherlands, and is the first lawsuit in which environmental groups have turned to the courts in this effort..

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