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Why does Shell pay oil and gas lobby to do its anti-climate action dirty work?

By Tim Gray      

CAPP has proven unwilling to adapt to the realities of climate change or address the growing financial risks for those companies that fail to embrace climate ambition.

A Shell Oil gas station near the interchange of California State Route 46 and Interstate 5 near Lost Hills, Calif. CAPP has supported developing low-carbon technology and selling natural gas, but it has been opposed to a carbon tax and hasn’t offered a complete endorsement of the Paris Climate accord. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Royal Dutch Shell is the world’s second-largest oil and gas company and likes to assure its investors, regulators, the media, and the public that it is making strides towards addressing the serious threats posed by climate change. But can this be true when Shell says in its Industry Associations Review Update that it gives between $500 and $1-million to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers each year, which consistently tries to eat climate policy for lunch? 

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