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ISSN 2753-7757 (Online)
Close up of Just Stop Oil orange banner being held by a protester with back to camera and other protesters in orange jackets extending into distance Photo: Just Stop Oil
The key to an accelerated energy transition is no new oil and gas licences and consents, says Just Stop Oil

Photo: Just Stop Oil

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.


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