‘Grotesque greed’: UN Secretary-General urges governments to tax fossil fuel firms’ ‘excessive’ profits

The UN Secretary-General yesterday urged governments to tax the “excessive profits” of oil and gas firms and use the funds to support vulnerable households struggling with soaring energy and food costs. In the launch of a UN-backed crisis group response focused on tackling sharpening notes food, energy, and financial security risks, Antonio Guterres urged governments, … Read more

'A Peace Plan for the 21st Century': UN Secretary-General urges countries to accelerate renewables transition

António Guterres warns countries are getting a ‘giant fail mark’ from scientists and the public opinion over their climate strategies “Renewables are the peace plan of the 21st century,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres has today declared, as he reiterated calls for governments to respond to both the climate crisis and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by … Read more