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New Energy World
New Energy World embraces the whole energy industry as it connects and converges to address the decarbonisation challenge. It covers progress being made across the industry, from the dynamics under way to reduce emissions in oil and gas, through improvements to the efficiency of energy conversion and use, to cutting-edge initiatives in renewable and low carbon technologies.
Grahame Buss was a Principal Scientist at Shell for over 30 years. Now he uses his experience and knowledge of the fossil fuel industry in his current role as spokesman for campaigning group Just Stop Oil. In this article, he justifies Just Stop Oil’s demands and outlines how the environmental campaigners want the energy transition to play out.
You can read a response article by Offshore Energies UK here.
In a recent article, the Energy Institute’s CEO Nick Wayth said: ‘I agree with Fossil Free London that we urgently need to accelerate the energy transition – but looking at the whole picture, it’s far more complicated than just quitting fossil fuels.’
Yes, it’s complicated, but it would be far less complicated without fossil fuel interests buying political influence, promoting false solutions and denying the imperative for the transition. The key to an accelerated energy transition is no new oil and gas licences and consents.