Dutch government loses climate case appeal

The Supreme Court of the Netherlands rejected on Friday a government appeal against a historic ruling that it must cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2020, five percentage points beyond what it has agreed with the EU.

by Robert Hodgson
Protest in support of Urgenda climate case in The Hague, Netherlands (photo Ana Fernandez / Echoes Wire / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
Protest in support of Urgenda climate case in The Hague, Netherlands (photo Ana Fernandez / Echoes Wire / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

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