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World must use less energy – Dudley

Energy consumers must travel less and move to electric vehicles, according to the former BP CEO

Consumers will have to scale back their use of energy as part of the transition to a net-zero economy, according to former BP CEO Bob Dudley, now chair of international industry organisation the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI). Consumers’ emissions have been a source of debate in recent months as some oil and gas firms claim responsibility for reducing scope three emissions—those that result from the combustion of fossil fuels—lies downstream from them.  “People need to move to electric vehicles” Dudley, OGCI Shell CEO Ben Van Beurden has said the burden of demand-side emissions reductions should not be placed on supply-side firms. And Nick Walker, the CEO of Swedish ind



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