Exxon, BP support Republican elders’ climate proposal


By: - Climate DepotJune 21, 2017 6:10 AM

Exxon, BP support Republican elders’ climate proposal

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Major oil companies like Exxon Mobil and BP Plc have thrown their support behind a carbon tax plan proposed by a group of elder Republican statesmen, according to an advertisement published in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. The corporate support for the plan, which would impose a $40 tax on each ton of carbon dioxide produced, follows a decision by President Donald Trump to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement, a global pact that fights climate change by slashing emissions from burning fossil fuels. The Climate Leadership Council proposal was co-authored by James Baker, secretary…

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