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Sunday Herald (Scotland): Fossil fuels are not yet extinct, says Shell

Sunday Herald (Scotland): Fossil fuels are not yet extinct, says Shell

“Greg Lewin, chief executive of Shell Global Solutions, the oil giant’s technology and research company, predicts that in 2050, 60% of the world’s energy needs will come from hydro carbons – principally oil, coal and gas.”

Sunday 10 July 2005

By Matthew Magee

WITH oil prices hitting new record highs, a major oil industry executive has warned that the world will still be reliant on fossil fuels for the majority of its energy in 2050.

Greg Lewin, chief executive of Shell Global Solutions, the oil giant’s technology and research company, predicts that in 2050, 60% of the world’s energy needs will come from hydro carbons – principally oil, coal and gas. read more

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Tell Shell to go to hell

THE SUNDAY TIMES (UK): Focus: ‘Tell Shell to go to hell’

Who will win the battle of wills: five jailed protesters or the multinational?

Sunday 10 July 2005

Douglas Dalby investigates

It should have been the proudest week of Gerry Coyle’s life. The Co Mayo councillor was supposed to have been in South Africa watching his son Henry win a gold medal in the final of the international military boxing tournament. Instead, he was stuck at home trying to find a way through the impasse that has pitted the multinational energy giant Shell against a group of local protesters, five of whom have been jailed as a result.

“In hindsight, not a single sod should have been turned before Shell had the necessary consent, and the company clearly didn’t have the most important consent of all — that of the people,” said Coyle. “I have always been for Corrib, but in my enthusiasm to embrace jobs, I didn’t listen enough to the concerns of these ordinary, decent people; no development is worth this kind of division in the community.” read more

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