A court decision in the Netherlands is a huge landmark.
See these links to FOUR articles.
A judge holds Shell liable for causing climate change in historic vote:
The Dutch ruling is being called a first of its kind and a big “step forward for the international climate movement.”
See this short — but important — article by Ashley Curtin dated May 27, 2021:
This article pertains to the Dutch court decision about Shell:
The pathway to critical and formidable goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 is narrow but brings huge benefits, according to a special report by the highly prestigious International Energy Agency (IEA). The IEA released a landmark report (LINKED BELOW) stating that – in order to avert the worst of the climate catastrophe – there NO investment in new fossil-fuel supply projects. See the IEA’s news release about their report:
“This will Change the World:” Dutch Court orders Shell to reduce CO2 by 45% by 2030
Antonia Juhasz — a great expert on oil issues — wrote an insightful article about the Shell decision and implications and next steps!
I have been reading the articles by Antonia Juhasz for a number of years. She is a great experts on oil-related matters. She wrote this article promptly after the Dutch court ruled against Shell Oil. Her article explains the importance of this court decision – and some implications and next steps. As serious as the climate crisis is, we can pay attention to the victories that do occur – and celebrate these victories – and figure out smart strategies to move ahead.
I highly recommend her article. Read it at this link: