Chamber Touts Shift Toward Climate Action But Skepticism Remains

May 14, 2019
Echoing congressional Republicans, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is trying to show that it wants to more directly respond to climate change, embracing low-carbon technologies even as it largely resists policies that would mandate greenhouse gas emission reductions. The business group is also signaling that it may be headed toward endorsing a carbon price as its long-time president seeks to “re-establish the center.” It has already endorsed an increase in the federal gas tax, which has been described as a...

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