Energy

Are AGMs the right stage for climate protests?

An oil storage silo at Shell’s Rotterdam, Netherlands, refinery. Shell CEO Wael Sawan is of the “firm view that the world will need oil and gas for a long time to come. As such, cutting oil and gas production is not healthy” (Photo: Peter Boer/Bloomberg)

Environmental non-profits targeting Shell for reversing its emissions pledges have garnered some votes at its annual meeting – yet ultimately they’ve been unable to win the support of big investors.

Activists stormed the stage at Shell’s May 23 annual meeting – one of several oil and gas AGMs ...

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