Inside The energy future

Our climate target

Shell’s target is to become a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050, in step with society.

Cutting carbon together, sector by sector

Shell is working with others to help address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across different sectors. Read more about developments in each sector.

Shell Scenarios

Shell Scenarios ask “what if?” questions about the future. They help us, governments and academia understand possibilities and uncertainties ahead.

Future transport

We are innovating to help people and goods move around an ever more crowded world more cleanly and efficiently.

Future cities

Which city best suits your lifestyle? Answer our future cities quiz and compare 500 cities worldwide to find out.

Shell Energy Transition Strategy

Read about how we are transforming as we accelerate the transition of our business to net-zero emissions, in step with society.

Energy resources are spread across the planet

Energy resources are spread across the planet

The Global Energy Resource database is our tool for exploring the world’s fossil and renewable energy resources. Do you know how energy resources are distributed around the world?

Take this short quiz to find out
Adair Turner: we need action on climate change

Adair Turner: we need action on climate change

The former financial regulator Adair Turner on why he is chairing the Energy Transition Commission.

Read the story on Inside Energy
The energy problem to solve in this lifetime

The energy problem to solve in this lifetime

The brightest minds in the energy sector share their personal highlights of 2017 and the one energy problem they would like to see solved in their lifetimes.

Read them on Inside Energy
Keeping momentum after Paris

Keeping momentum after Paris

The energy future is not just in the hands of governments and businesses, argues Laszlo Varro. Consumers also have a huge role to play.

Read the Inside Energy story

Featured content

Decarbonising Shipping: All Hands on Deck

Read the latest report “Decarbonising Shipping: All Hands on Deck” which outlines industry perspectives on how to accelerate decarbonisation of the shipping sector.

What are Shell Scenarios?

Shell has been a pioneer in developing scenarios to explore the future and deepen its strategic thinking for almost 50 years. 

New Lenses on Future Cities

We analysed six city archetypes to better understand the changing world and created scenarios for how individual cities might evolve and become more efficient.

Shell Scenarios energy models

Two of the key long-term models of the world’s energy system developed by the Shell Scenarios Team.

Meeting the ambition to reduce the carbon intensity of road freight

Read the latest report Decarbonising Road Freight: Getting into gear which outlines industry perspectives on how to accelerate reducing carbon emissions from trucks, buses and light duty vehicles.