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Big Oil CEO Brings Climate Action Call to Heart of Texas

March 13, 2019, 10:01 PM

Two weeks ago, oil executives gathered in London were confronted by environmental protesters gluing themselves to the venue’s doors. This week in Houston, the most radical environmental message at an industry conference may come from an oil company CEO.

Bob Dudley, chief executive officer of London-based BP Plc, told about 5,000 energy executives, consultants and journalists gathered for CERAWeek by IHS Markit that the industry is operating “in a world that is not on a sustainable path.” He called for the industry to engage with policymakers around the world, “including those behind the Green New Deal.”

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