Imagine if Shell were to put its brains and billions behind renewables – 25 billion a year. Imagine if Shell were to build wind farms instead of going to sea to look for more oil. Or if they were to build solar fields in the Sahara. This would accelerate the energy transition. The other major oil companies would follow and the world would be fossil free just in time to stop climate change.
BlogDossier: 17 SDG’s: en zó maken we Nederland duurzaam in 2030!
The Dutch delivery of Sustainable Development Goal 7
Access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and clean energy for all: this is the vision conveyed by Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7, as part of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (UN, 2016a). In this article, we will zoom into the Netherlands’ energy transition with regards to SDG7. Our aim is to offer recommendations on how to transition to a sustainable and clean energy system by 2030.