UK slaps windfall tax on oil and gas giants over rising energy bills

Sunak had previously rejected the idea of ​​a windfall tax, saying that while it sounded “superficially appealing” it would ultimately deter investment. Leon Neal | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON – UK Finance Minister Rishi Sunak has imposed a windfall tax on oil and gas majors as the government scrambles to alleviate the … Read more

Australia’s election was all about climate change. Here’s what it means for businesses

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese speaks during a press conference at Parliament House on May 23, 2022 in Australia. David Gray | Getty Images News | Getty Images Australian businesses and their investors globally will be keeping a close watch on the newly elected government’s climate change policies. Analysts say the Labor government under Prime … Read more

Australia’s election was all about climate change. Here’s what it means for businesses

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese speaks during a press conference at Parliament House on May 23, 2022 in Australia. David Gray | Getty Images News | Getty Images Australian businesses and their investors globally will be keeping a close watch on the newly elected government’s climate change policies. Analysts say the Labor government under Prime … Read more

Security concerns, lack of support stall Africa’s Green Wall

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) – A series of complex challenges, including a lack of funding and political will as well as rising insecurity linked to extremist groups al-Qaida and the Islamic State in Burkina Faso, are obstructing progress on Africa’s Great Green Wall.according to experts involved in the initiative. There have been some modest gains … Read more