01 Mar '17, 10am

Shell, Like ExxonMobil, Knew About Climate Change Risks All Along

Shell, Like ExxonMobil, Knew About Climate Change Risks All Along

A Shell oil sands project in Alberta, Canada. It turns out ExxonMobil, now under numerous investigations over climate research it allegedly stifled decades ago, was not the only energy company looking into the effects of climate change decades ago. Shell also conducted early climate change research, and even produced an educational video on the subject in the early 1990s. The video resurfaced due to research by Jelmer Mommers of the Dutch blog The Correspondent and was discussed in greater detail by Damian Carrington of the Guardian . The 1991 film painted a rather stark vision of the 21st century world if climate change was not addressed. At 28 minutes long, the film “Climate of Concern” was created by Shell for distribution to school and universities. Shell’s film predicted a fairly accurate world in which we live in now: Fracking has become a mainstream technology used ...

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