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

Cecilia Keating
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Antonio Guterres with PM Boris Johnson at the COP26 Climate Summit
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Antonio Guterres with PM Boris Johnson at the COP26 Climate Summit

UN chief argues oil and gas firms' profiteering off the energy crisis is 'punishing the poorest and most vulernable people, while destroying our home'

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....

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