Why Advocate for a Price on Carbon?

A hypothetical carbon tax  VS the actual EU ETS price

A hypothetical carbon tax VS the actual EU ETS price

As the window of opportunity shrinks for keeping global warming to less than 2 degrees Centigrade, the world is calling for action to address the problem of global warming.

Economists agree that a steadily rising price on carbon pollution is the most effective way to spur investment in alternative energy AND encourage efficient use of energy.

Unfortunately, in the United States, Congress has yet to act. Given the extreme urgency of the situation, it is imperative that business leaders put their shoulders to the levers of change and catalyze.

Dr. James Hansen puts it simply: “It is the captains of industry that have the power to save us.”

Business Climate Leaders engages and collaborates with leading companies in educating Congress on the imperative to act without delay.