The Royal Dutch court has held that Royal Dutch Shell is liable for its contributions to climate change. The court found that its ongoing fossil fuel operations undermined basic guaranteed human rights and authorised the company by slashing its global carbon omissions by 45% by 2030.
Shell is planning to contest the ruling. This decision will have repercussions for the entire oil industry.
We are joined by Antonia Jushaz an American energy analyst, an author, and activist. She has written a beautiful article about this in Rolling Stone magazine.
Listen to the audio interview with Philip Adams and Antonia Jushaz by clicking play on the right.