In this episode of CPPR’s Policy Beyond Podcast series, CPPR Research Fellow Purvaja Modak talks to Dr Harisankar K Sathyapalan about the landmark ruling by a Dutch Court against Shell group and what it could mean for climate change litigations worldwide.

The verdict resulted from a public interest lawsuit by a group of environmental NGOs, led by the Netherlands-based Friends of the Earth (Milieudefensie). The decision is historic and will set a precedent for climate change litigation worldwide since it is the first time a multinational corporation was found liable for deficient climate policy.

Read the article by Dr Harisankar K Sathyapalan on the same topic: Corporate polluters must watch out

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