Netherlands court rejects government’s appeal against emission verdict

Published 10:20 on October 9, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:07 on September 13, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS, International  /  No Comments

A Netherlands court on Tuesday rejected the government’s appeal against a 2015 ruling that ordered it to set a deeper emission reduction goal, a judgement that potentially establishes a global precedent in holding a state responsible for taking necessary steps to prevent dangerous climate change.

A Netherlands court on Tuesday rejected the government’s appeal against a 2015 ruling that ordered it to set a deeper emission reduction goal, a judgement that potentially establishes a global precedent in holding a state responsible for taking necessary steps to prevent dangerous climate change.

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