Press kit Climate Case against Shell

In 2018 Friends of the Earth Netherlands announced a historical lawsuit against Shell. Shell causes dangerous climate change and this has to stop.

There are 6 other organisations and more than 17.000 co-plaintiffs involved. On 1, 3, 15 and the 17th of december 2020 the session days took place in the court of The Hague. The verdict was on May 26th at 15:00 CET.


Article: Historic victory: judge forces Shell to drastically reduce CO2 emissions
More information: Unlock Shell and ING cases with our Climate Case Tool

Press contacts:
For more information, photo and video material and interview requests, please call or email:

Friends of the Earth Netherlands/Milieudefensie
+31 205 507 333 

Friends of the Earth International
+31 6 51005630