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Shell leads big oil in clean energy shift

Illustration of the Shell logo as the sun rising over windmills and solar panels
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Royal Dutch Shell, one of the most aggressive global oil and gas producers on clean-energy and climate change, faces big tests on how serious it is with its pursuit.

Why it matters: The burning of fossil fuels sold by Shell and other producers is a big reason Earth’s temperature is rising, yet their products are also foundations of the global economy. Whether you love or hate them, the role these companies play is inherent to addressing climate change, particularly in the absence of U.S. presidential leadership on the issue.

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What tackling climate change means, illustrated

Illustrations: Lazaro Gamio/Axios. People icons by Gan Khoon Lay via the Noun Project.

Progressive Democrats are pushing climate change to Washington’s front burner, and we’re here to break it down for you.

The big picture: Addressing climate change can mean very different things to very different people. Here's a visual roadmap to help you quickly understand what’s going on.

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