What does Shell’s Dutch court ruling mean for big polluters?

The decision of the District Court in the Hague that Royal Dutch Shell must reduce its emissions by net 45% by 2030 marks the first time a court has ordered a private company to align itself with the Paris Agreement.

by Danny Halpin
Protestors outside the Dutch Court. Photograph: NurPhoto/Getty Images
Protestors outside the Dutch Court. Photograph: NurPhoto/Getty Images

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