Shell ruling pushes the boundary of climate law

The 2015 decision of the Hague District Court in Urgenda v The Netherlands was of significance far beyond the Hook of Holland. It pointed the way for litigation directly against governments for their failure to do enough to meet climate change goals.

by Ned Westaway
Ned Westaway, Barrister, Francis Taylor Building: Legal norms may simply have to change if society has any prospect of avoiding the worst effects of climate change
Ned Westaway, Barrister, Francis Taylor Building: Legal norms may simply have to change if society has any prospect of avoiding the worst effects of climate change

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