Climate activist buys into large companies to intensify CO2 plans

The shipping industry is a major CO2 polluter and thus it should view itself as a part of the solution, encourages Dutch climate activist Mark van Baal in an interview with ShippingWatch. He works as a shareholder to get major oil companies such as Shell and Chevron to think long-term and intensify their climate efforts.

Founder of Follow This, Mark van Baal | Photo: Pascal Rohe/Follow This

Shipping companies should view the transition to sustainable energy as an opportunity to ensure long-term survival of their companies rather than postponing the transition, says Dutch climate activist Mark van Baal.

He is the founder of organization Follow This, which is working to get major oil companies to engage fully in the green transition.

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