Why Shell’s Marketing is so Disgusting

Shell has a new campaign on YouTube, called “The Great Travel Hack” featuring Kaley Cuoco. It is all about new and cleaner forms of transport. It is also greenwashing at its best and wildly misleading.

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Sources:
https://calculator.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx
The Great Travel Hack E1-5 by Royal Dutch Shell
E1: https://youtu.be/oxS9ascNqy8
E2: https://youtu.be/j_R1gEPZY3c
E3: https://youtu.be/Xh-YS5MVEUs
E4: https://youtu.be/k3P_P2dBfkk
E5: https://youtu.be/mQ27UQpqf8A

Lobbying:
https://influencemap.org/report/How-Big-Oil-Continues-to-Oppose-the-Paris-Agreement-38212275958aa21196dae3b76220bddc
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-shell-afpm-idUSKCN1RE0VB
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211467X19300574
https://corpwatch.org/article/greenwash-10#gwaward
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2008/aug/13/corporatesocialresponsibility.fossilfuels

Shell emissions and new energies:
https://www.shell.com/energy-and-innovation/new-energies.html
https://www.shell.com/energy-and-innovation/the-energy-future/shell-energy-transition-report.html
https://www.shell.com/sustainability/sustainability-reporting-and-performance-data/performance-data/greenhouse-gas-emissions.html
https://reports.shell.com/sustainability-report/2018/sustainable-energy-future/managing-greenhouse-gas-emissions/greenhouse-gas-emissions.html#

Documentary:
Climate of Concern (1991) – Royal Dutch Shell

Carbon Majors:
http://climateaccountability.org/pdf/CarbonMajorsRpt2017%20Jul17.pdf

On natural gas:
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/361/6398/186
https://www.livescience.com/52715-natural-gas-not-as-clean-as-people-think.html
https://www.pnas.org/content/109/17/6435

4-8%:
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/dec/26/shell-says-it-wants-to-double-green-energy-investment
https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/shell-new-energies-director-on-investing-in-clean-energy#gs.1t2b4m

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