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Shell logos are pictured outside a Royal Dutch Shell petrol station in Hook, near Basingstoke, England. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)
Shell logos are pictured outside a Royal Dutch Shell petrol station in Hook, near Basingstoke, England. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)

Last week's report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change called for reducing investments in fossil fuels by about a quarter. That is an idea that oil companies have pushed back against. But one group is trying to pressure those companies to take action by buying up shares in them.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Mark van Baal (@markfjvanbaal), founder of the Dutch activist investor group Follow This.

This segment aired on October 16, 2018.

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