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Shell New Energies VP: “We Are Further Along Than People Realize”

July 10th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

With a string of new investments and acquisitions in the past year (you can find a unique overview further on in this article!), Shell has quietly stepped up the pace of its transition from an oil and gas company into an energy company. “We are further along than people realize”, says Mark Gainsborough, Executive Vice-President of Shell New Energies, in an exclusive interview with Energy Post. According to Gainsborough, there is a “shift in thinking” within the company that is now irreversible. “People in Shell see a lot riding on the success of New Energies. And we are considered one of the most attractive units to work in. Anyone under the age of 35 wants to work for New Energies.”


World’s Foremost Central Banks Discuss Carbon Bubble & Divestment

April 8th, 2018 | by Rogier van Rooij

What risks does climate change pose to the stability of financial institutions? What role can and should supervisors play in mitigating these risks? These increasingly pressing questions were topics of discussion in Amsterdam on Friday, where 200 central bankers and financial supervisors from over 30 countries gathered during the first ever International Climate Risk Conference


Saudi Arabia: Fossil Fuels Are Cleaner … Wait, What? (Exclusive Video)

January 23rd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Saudi Arabia's Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Khalid A. Al-Falih, who is also chairman of Saudi Aramco, the world's "most valuable" company, was interviewed in Abu Dhabi for Global Action Day last week. I happened to be in attendance and captured Al-Falih making some "interesting" comments


The Totally Insane Carbon Bubble

January 14th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

As the cleantech transition speeds up, many of us are jumping for joy. Trump may be king of tweetland, but he and his oil & gas buddies can't stop renewables or electric robotaxis. They know that. Their goals are pretty clear, though: pump up the carbon bubble as much as possible, stuff as much cash into their own bank accounts before it pops, and hopefully retire and die before the whole global economy is brought down with the the thin soapy liquid that was probably much prettier as a bubble


Fossil Fuel–Free Funds Come To Canada

July 21st, 2015 | by Matthew Klippenstein

Fossil fuel-free mutual fund investing came to Canada this spring with the announcement by VanCity Credit Union that one of [&hellip


Can Fossil Fuel Divestment Prevent The Carbon Bubble From Bursting?

April 26th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Could divestment, the same movement that brought down Apartheid, be the key to ending America's fossil fuel addiction and preventing the next great financial crisis? Activists at more than 400 colleges, cities and states, and religious institutions think the answer is yes - and San Francisco may have given the fossil fuel divestment campaign its biggest win to date.



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