06 Apr '18, 8pm

Shell Faces Historic Legal Action in Netherlands for Failure to Act on Climate Change

Friends of the Earth Netherlands announced Wednesday that it will take Shell to court if it does not act on demands to stop its destruction of the climate. "Shell is among the ten biggest climate polluters worldwide ," said Donald Pols, director of Friends of the Earth Netherlands. "It has known for over 30 years that it is causing dangerous climate change, but continues to extract oil and gas and invests billions in the search and development of new fossil fuels." The case is supported by Friends of the Earth International, which campaigns for climate justice for people across the world impacted by dirty energy and climate change . Friends of the Earth International has 75 member groups globally, many of them working to stop Shell extracting fossil fuels in their country. "This case matters for people everywhere," said Karin Nansen, chair of Friends of the Earth Internati...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/shell-climate-change-lawsuit-255...

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