2020

Shell statement on the European Commission’s 2030 Climate Target Plan

September, 2020

Shell supports the European Commission’s proposal for a 55% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. This challenging but clear target will encourage low carbon investment, and we will play our part

Shell Response to the Roadmap Consultation on the Hydrogen Strategy

June, 2020

In a submission to the European Commission’s consultation on the Hydrogen Strategy, Shell provides views on an enabling policy framework for investment in clean hydrogen.

Shell Response to the 2030 Climate Target Plan

June, 2020

In a submission to the European Commission’s consultation on the 2030 Climate Target Plan, we share key policy options to accelerate climate action in the hard-to-decarbonise sectors and express support for raising the 2030 greenhouse gas emissions reduction target.

Shell welcomes the EU’s Green Deal

February, 2020

In a submission to the European Commission’s roadmap consultation on the Climate Law, Shell expressed support for the target to achieve climate neutrality in the European Union by 2050.

New homes in the UK should be net zero

February, 2020

Shell UK Country Chair Sinead Lynch agrees with the Committee on Climate Change that by 2050 the vast majority of homes in the UK must use low-carbon heat.

The Georgetown Transportation and Climate Initiative in the USA

February, 2020

Shell comments on The Georgetown Transportation and Climate Initiative High Level Framework For A Draft Regional Policy Proposal To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Pollution.

2019

Why methane emissions reduction must be a core focus of the EU’s decarbonisation strategy

December, 2019

Shell encourages the EU to consider ambitious policies and incentives to drastically reduce methane emissions to near-zero from all natural gas used in Europe.

How Article 6 of the Paris Agreement could work

December, 2019

This note sets out Shell’s views on how Article 6 could work and key considerations for it to be effective. Shell shared this note with stakeholders at the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP25 in Madrid.

The Georgetown Transportation and Climate Initiative in the USA

November, 2019

Shell comments on The Georgetown Transportation and Climate Initiative High Level Framework For A Draft Regional Policy Proposal To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Pollution.

Shell supports direct regulation of methane emissions in the USA

November, 2019

Shell calls on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the USA to continue the direct regulation of methane emissions. The letter also highlights Shell’s commitment and actions to tackle methane emissions.

Shell supports action to address carbon emissions in the USA

September, 2019

Shell Oil Company responds to the House Energy and Commerce Committee questionnaire on reducing carbon pollution towards a clean economy in the USA by 2050. The response highlights the importance of an economy-wide carbon pricing mechanism.

Shell supports climate accord in the Netherlands

September, 2019

Shell Nederland supports a climate accord in the Netherlands which aims to decrease the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by 49% by 2030 compared with its emissions in 1990.

Shell CEO supports proposal for net-zero emissions in Europe by 2050

July, 2019

Ben van Beurden speaks about the European Commission’s proposal for the European Union to target net-zero emissions by 2050, and the action that can help it happen.

Shell supports net-zero emissions in UK by 2050

May, 2019

Shell UK Country Chair Sinead Lynch supports calls by the UK Committee on Climate Change for the UK to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Shell supports the direct regulation of methane in the USA

March, 2019

The President of Shell Oil Company, Gretchen Watkins, calls on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the USA to continue the direct regulation of methane emissions. She says that Shell recognises methane emissions as a critically important climate issue.

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