“The Johnson government does not rule out, in defiance of Liberal propriety, taxing the superprofits of energy suppliers”

During Questions to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the House of Commons, in London, on May 18, 2022. JESSICA TAYLOR / AFP Lsoaring energy prices and the threat to purchasing power have never been so serious in the United Kingdom since the 1950s. So much so that the Conservative government of Boris … Read more

“Despite the financial pressure, there will be coal suppliers as long as there is global demand”

At the headquarters of commodity trading giant Glencore in Baar, Switzerland on November 13, 2020. FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP QWhat’s more exciting than selling overpriced jewelry to old millionaires? Shake off global capitalism! In any case, this is what Francesco Trapani thought, who, after having sold the great Italian jeweler Bulgari to LVMH, participated in … Read more

Consumer association CLCV takes four electricity suppliers to court

The electricity bills of a consumer, in Bar-le-Duc, October 25, 2021. JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP The more international energy prices rise, the more electricity suppliers take the hit … and the more consumers are now likely to suffer the backlash. Since the summer, the resumption of economic activity has led to a dizzying rebound on … Read more