Taking Stock 

Shell responds to green catalysts

Mark Robinson

Shell responds to green catalysts
Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg Emissions rise from the Royal Dutch Shell Plc Norco Refinery at night in Norco, Louisiana, US

Paris was burning ahead of this week’s United Nations (UN) climate change summit after thousands of protesters from the gilets jaunes movement took to the streets, leading to some of the worst civil disturbances in the French capital in recent years. The grassroots protest movement was initially set up to highlight the squeeze on France’s working poor through rising fuel duties, imposed as part of the country’s renewable energy strategy.

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