Climate Watch: Many businesses now clamoring for a fee on carbon

By Dick Jones

“Years from now, we’ll look back on May 2019 as a breakthrough moment, when business engagement in climate policy gathered strength and became an unstoppable movement.”

So said Victoria Mills, managing director of the Environmental Defense Fund, in an article she wrote for Greenbiz.

What happened in May was that many companies publicly committed to the stance that Citizens’ Climate Lobby has championed since its founding 12 years ago: a price on carbon. And they promised to lobby Congress for it.

Who for instance? Shell, BP, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, Microsoft, Tesla, Ford Motor Company, Dupont, Unilever, BASF, Citi, Dow, Exelon, Dominion Energy, PG&E, DTE Energy and LafargeHolcim.

Read more at Centre Daily Times.

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