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Fossil Fuels: Shell's climate targets lauded for ambition, scope

December 05, 2018
Oil and gas major Royal Dutch Shell is outlining new climate targets that observers say are notable for both their ambition and scope because they include not only emissions related to the company's operations but also indirect emissions tied to consumers' use of its fuel. Shell on Dec. 3 issued targets -- following pressure from a group of institutional investors known as Climate Action 100+ -- to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions 20 percent by 2035 and 50 percent by...


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