- Shell ordered to cut emissions as Dutch court sides with climate activists
- Setting a trend?
MLex: Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell must slash its net carbon dioxide emissions by 45% by 2030 compared to 2019 levels, a Dutch court has ruled, upholding a complaint by climate activists. The ruling marks the first time that climate activists have brought a successful emissions case against a private company, after similar cases targeting national governments, and could pave the way for actions against other businesses across Europe. Shell said it expects to appeal the decision.
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