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Feb 12, 2019 3:32 AM 2+ mon ago

Climate groups threaten lawsuit to force Shell to ditch oil

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London (CNN Business)Climate activists are preparing legal action aimed at forcing Royal Dutch Shell to exit the oil business.

A coalition of environmental groups in the Netherlands said Tuesday that they will hand over a court summons on April 5 if Shell does not change its business model to comply with the Paris climate accord.

The groups have accused Shell of "deliberately obstructing" efforts to keep global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, the key goal of the Paris agreement. Pressure on companies has been building since the UN warned last year that the world has only 12 years to avert a climate disaster.

The oil giant was first threatened with a lawsuit last year by the Dutch branch of ...

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Environmental groups to sue Shell over climate change

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Environmental groups to sue Shell over climate change

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