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Wikipedia Article: Milieudefensie et al v Royal Dutch Shell

Wikipedia Article: Milieudefensie et al v Royal Dutch Shell

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Milieudefensie et al v Royal Dutch Shell
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Court District court of The Hague
Decided 26 May 2021
ECLI ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2021:5337
Transcript(s) in Dutchin English
Case opinions
The policy, policy intentions and ambitions of RDS for the Shell group are incompatible with RDS’ reduction obligation. The claimed order to comply with that obligation must be allowed. The order will be declared provisionally enforceable.
Court membership
Judge(s) sitting Larisa Alwin, Irene Kroft and Michiel Harmsen

Milieudefensie et al v Royal Dutch Shell was a court case heard by the district court of The Hague in the Netherlands in 2021 related to efforts by multinational corporations to curtail carbon dioxide emissions. In May 2021, the Hague ordered that Royal Dutch Shell must reduced its global carbon emissions from its 2019 levels by 45% by 2030; it is considered the first major climate change litigation ruling against a corporation.

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