Dozens of activists marched to Shell’s headquarters in The Hague, The Netherlands, in April 2019, where they delivered a legal summons to the company. The civil case began Tuesday, with plaintiffs demanding the company reduce its carbon dioxide emissions.

Dozens of activists sit and stand outside Shell’s base in The Hague, on April 5, 2019 where they delivered a legal summons with a court date set for April 17. – Climate campaigners marched to Anglo-Dutch firm’s headquarters in the Netherlands on April 5, 2019 and handed the oil giant a lawsuit aimed at forcing it to meet targets in the Paris accord. (Photo by Koen van Weel / ANP / AFP) / Netherlands OUT (Photo by KOEN VAN WEEL/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)