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The Dutch Ruling On Climate Change That Could Have A Global Impact

Ari Shapiro/NPR

Photo: Much of the Netherlands is below sea level, including Amsterdam – Ari Shapiro/NPR

25 June 2015 – In a ruling that could echo far beyond the Netherlands, a Dutch court has sided with an environmental group and said the government must cut carbon emissions by 25 percent in five years in order to protect the country’s citizens. Ari Shapiro. Read more.