UN chief says tax pollution, not people

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres with President of the Republic of Nauru Baron Waqa, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and Pacific Island Forum Secretariat Secretary-General Dame Meg Taylor at the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat in Suva on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

SHIFT taxes from salaries to carbon to stop subsidising fossil fuels and to stop building new coal plants by 2020 was UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ call when he addressed Pacific leaders at the Pacific Islands Forum in Suva. Mr Guterres is on his first official visit to the Pacific, including Fiji. Yesterday, the head of […]

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