Is this a giant step closer to a transformative shift in the climate work? Reading the news about the need for a low carbon economy these days can make you an optimist. But when those who more than anyone else could claim to be the founders of the oil industry think it is time to move on, that is historic.
However, judging from the media coverage it looks like Rockefeller only seems to focus on the supply-side. Maybe this is medias lack of capacity to deal with the demand-side (would not be the first time) or maybe the Rockefeller’s are not as progressive as they need to be (but challenging Exxon takes more guts than most have, the Swedish government should be inspired in their relation to Vattenfall).