23 April 2018

An official cost-benefit study of the proposed ‘MidCat’ gas pipeline connecting France and Spain, prepared for the European Commission, has poured scorn on the controversial fossil fuel project. The leaked study shows that the €3 billion project, which has been prioritised for EU support by EU Climate Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete in the EU’s list of ‘Projects of Common Interest’ (PCI list), would not be financially viable under most scenarios.

France, Spain
4 April 2018

Friends of the Earth Netherlands announced today that they will take Shell to court if it does not act on demands to stop its destruction of the climate.

The Friends of the Earth Netherlands case is the first climate lawsuit demanding a fossil fuel company acts on climate change, rather than seeking compensation. This ground-breaking case, if successful, would significantly limit Shell's investments in oil and gas globally by forcing them to comply with climate targets.

Netherlands
All news for this issue