Blog Archive: Shell Archives - Bright Now

9

Dec

2021

Shell withdraws from Cambo oil field after pressure from campaigners

As an official partner of the Stop Cambo campaign, Operation Noah celebrates the news that Shell has withdrawn from the Cambo oil development off the west coast of Scotland, following months of sustained pressure from climate and divestment campaigners.

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25

Jun

2021

Pressure grows on the oil industry with Dutch court ruling and IEA energy report

In recent weeks, several major developments have taken place which have important implications for the fossil fuel industry and divestment.

Last month, a Dutch court ruled that Shell must almost halve its emissions by 2030, in a judgment that sent shockwaves through the fossil fuel industry. It came soon after an unprecedented report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), which concluded that new oil and gas exploration and development must end this year if we are to limit global average temperature rises to 1.5°C. Together with urgent calls from across the global South, the news adds to the moral case for divesting from fossil fuels.

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