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Shell Climate Case to Return to Focus at Annual Shareholder Meeting

  • Dutch group says company isn’t abiding by last year’s ruling
  • Court ordered Shell to cut emissions by 45% over next decade
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Climate issues are set to take center stage at Shell Plc’s annual general meeting on Tuesday, with a key group saying the energy giant isn’t abiding by a landmark court order requiring it to cut emissions by 45% by 2030.  

Milieudefensie, the Dutch arm of Friends of the Earth, says Shell’s plans around customer-related emissions -- which make up the bulk of its pollution -- aren’t in line with last year’s judgment. The group originally brought the case against the company.