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The Taxcast

Welcome to the Taxcast, the Tax Justice Network's monthly podcast. Here you'll find news and unique analysis on tax justice, corruption and scandal you won't find anywhere else! Featuring former banking and tax haven insiders, economists and tax justice experts. It's presented and produced by Naomi Fowler with a regular appearance from the Tax Justice Network's John Christensen. Available on iTunes, Stitcher etc.

Jul 27, 2023

We're experiencing the hottest global temperatures ever recorded. For millions of us, the climate crisis is already hitting hard. And we need to know, we must know - WHO are the beneficial owners of the climate crisis? It's surprisingly difficult to find out...

Franziska Mager, Senior Researcher and Advocacy Lead (Climate & Inequalities), Tax Justice Network
Dario Kenner, Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Sussex and author of the book Carbon Inequality
Victor Galaz of the Stockholm Resilience Centre 
Peter Ringstad of Tax Justice Norway 
Andres Knobel, Lead Researcher (Beneficial Ownership), Tax Justice Network
George Monbiot, Environmental campaigner and journalist
Kenya's President William Ruto
Hosted and produced by Naomi Fowler of the Tax Justice Network

Transcript of the show (some is automated)

All the Taxcasts are available here where you can also subscribe: 

Further reading:

Beneficial ownership and fossil fuels: lifting the lid on who benefits:

Delivering climate justice using the principles of tax justice: a guide for climate justice advocates

Carbon Majors Report:

Links to Dario Kenner's work: The Polluter Elite Database:
Carbon Inequality: the role of the richest in climate change
Lobbying and other tactics of big oil companies to delay the transition away from fossil fuels

Why we need to look at how global oil and gas industry lobbies G20 governments and how this is slowing progress
Post-war reconstruction involved taxing the richest:

White knights, or horsemen of the apocalypse? Prospects for Big Oil to align emissions with a 1.5 °C pathway

Carbon Billionaires, Oxfam report:

Cereal crops decimated by Europe's heatwave

"I thought fossil fuel firms could change. I was wrong"

Stockholm Resilience Centre, the hidden environmental consequences of tax havens

New study raises red flags on tax haven role in environmental destruction

New data exposes the links between tax havens, deforestation and illegal fishing