Shell Oil Continues to Lead Industry on Climate Issues

shell_logo.jpgShell Oil’s chariman, Lord Oxburgh, has repeatedly taking steps to acknowledge the seriousness of the global environment that are unprecidented among his peers. A Sunday Telegraph article (reproduced here) quotes him:

We are going to find, on a 50-year timescale, much easier ways of meeting energy needs than extracting fossil fuels from the ground. We may not get anywhere near exhausting fossil fuel resources, as a combination of environmental and price pressures and new technologies make alternatives much more attractive

Despite recent company setbacks, Oxburgh is optimistic about the future of Shell in continuing to lead the energy industry. (more)

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Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.