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Greenpeace Responds to Shell Leaving ALEC Over Climate Change Denial


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Greenpeace Responds to Shell Leaving ALEC Over Climate Change Denial

WASHINGTON -

Today, Shell announced that it has left the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) over its climate change denial.

In response to the news that Shell has left ALEC, Greenpeace spokesperson Travis Nichols said:

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Empty gesture is right. Just like appointing (Sec. of the Interior) Sally Jewell to CEO of REI for 3 years was suppose to clean up her history as a both a oil field engineer and banker financing greenfield oilfield sites for her nomination hearing (Boycott REI till the board resigns).

Shell Holding's is quitting ALEC, but several of Shell's subsidiaries and JV like Transcanada will continue membership.