Shell oil executive boasts that his company influenced the Paris Agreement.

You’re on reddit where oil company = bad so I doubt anyone will care but you aren’t wrong. Shell pushes sustainability pretty hard, I think it’s them, Total, and Statoil/Equinor that put a significant amount of money into renewable energy. They recruit petroleum engineers and engineers for their refineries at my university and spend a good amount of their time talking about clean energy and sustainability initiatives.

Do any of the lower level employees actually care? I have no clue. Do any of us care? Certainly not. But this exec is bragging (at a climate change conference no less) about having his hands in the Paris agreement because he wants to show they’re doing something, not because he’s trying to brag about regulatory capture

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