Shell joins global initiative to slash carbon emissions, fight climate change

04/11/2014 | Hill, The

Royal Dutch Shell has become part of an initiative that aims to bring global carbon emissions to "net zero" by the end of the century. The initiative, called the Trillion Tonne Communique, was signed by Shell and 70 other companies. "We recognize that over the long term, net global emissions must trend towards zero. Both of our New Lens Scenarios show that this objective can be realized by the end of this century, but not without action by governments to stimulate changes in the energy system and considerable deployment of carbon capture and storage," a Shell spokesman said.

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