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Dutch officials reveal measures to cut emissions after court ruling

06-05-2020
Category: Climate Change

The Dutch government has announced measures including huge cuts to coal use, garden greening and limits on livestock herds as part of its plan to lower emissions to comply with a supreme court ruling.

Climate litigation activists described the move as “an enormous win”. The small non-profit Urgenda Foundation, which filed the initial legal challenge in 2013, said this and earlier compliance measures totalled about €3bn euros, which confirms the impact of the world’s most successful climate lawsuit to date.

Read more here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/24/dutch-officials-reveal-measures-to-cut-emissions-after-court-ruling?fbclid=IwAR2t4Ah9CIOPfAvEM2Cu_ngDEcWVz7ozjTowyZmgc1mLMV3i0irzl9g0eZQ