“It would be a question of the utmost public concern if an undercover officer were effectively permitted to operate without justification, authorisation or oversight in Ireland.”
Shell Canada President Michael Crothers (above) says “Canada should stick to its values and do something to protect the environment, regardless of what policy tack the incoming U.S. president takes.”
See CBC News article: Canada shouldn’t lose resolve for a carbon tax, says Shell exec (Published 29 November 2016)
This is the most breathtaking hypocrisy on the part of Shell and Mr. Crothers.
Shell is responsible for nightmarish pollution of the Niger Delta in Nigeria. It has already settled related litigation and more is underway:
How Shell ‘fixes’ its pollution record in the Niger Delta
Court finds Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary partly responsible for a case
Shell blamed over Niger Delta
Niger Delta left with $1bn oil pollution clean-up bill
Shell admits liability for huge oil spills in Niger delta
Thousands of Nigerian fisherman sue Shell for destroying their communities The Independent: 24 NOVEMBER 2016
Previous to becoming President of Shell Canada, Mr. Crothers was Chief Executive of Shell Ireland where he became mired in a major corruption scandal.
Please read this article:
With its legacy of leaving toxic pollution in its wake and promoting widespread corruption in Ireland and Nigeria, it is ludicrous for Shell to talk about Canada sticking to its values.