Open letter to Shell's Ben van Beurden from John Ashton
The UK’s former top climate change diplomat urges the head of the oil company to become part of the solution to climate change
John Ashton's letter to Shell is a winner
'Talk to us about how you will play your part in a 2C transition. Tell us the inspirational story of that transition, backed by your knowledge and experience. The electrification of vehicles and heating; the decarbonization of electricity; new frontiers in efficiency. A new golden age of energy.
And don’t tell us through crocodile tears that this will all take a long time. Tell us what you will do to hasten it, and what you need from government to do it faster.'