Energy multinationals challenged by the growth of human rights

Raphael Heffron (Lead / Corresponding author)

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    The recent ruling in a Dutch court that Shell must curb its CO2 emissions is the latest in a series of legal moves bringing human rights concerns to bear on energy activities. This trend will have profound consequences for energy developments and for meeting climate goals.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)849-851
    Number of pages3
    JournalNature Energy
    Early online date7 Sep 2021
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 2021


    • Business and management
    • Climate change
    • Energy justice
    • Environmental studies


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