My grandparents lost everything: it made me an economist
Shell’s Chief Economist, Steven Fries, on growing up in Pennsylvania, understanding downturns and why he drives one of the smallest cars on the market.
Sowing seeds for the future
Glengarry in the Scottish Highlands is restoring native pine forest in a project supported by Shell.
Speaking to the Oil and Money conference in London, UK, as he is named Energy Executive of the Year, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden speaks about the need for the energy industry to embrace its evolution. Read the speech in full.
Buckle up for a road trip challenge that shows cleaner ways to travel. Watch as two teams compete to cross Europe from London to Istanbul, using lower-carbon technologies to fuel some of the cleanest vehicles around, with only one rule: the team with the lowest co2 emissions wins.
Until three years ago the villagers in Binaluan, Philippines, either had no electricity or relied on expensive, unreliable diesel generators. But a wind turbine and some solar panels changed everything. Communities around the world are increasingly turning to such microgrids. Lech Mintowt-Czyz discovered how they can transform lives.
The Brent Delta topside was delivered to Hartlepool after the world’s heaviest lift at sea.
How will the world meet growing energy demand while reducing carbon dioxide emissions? The Energy Podcast sets out to explore the options, and the possible outcomes. Listen and subscribe here.