Microsoft, other business leaders head to Capitol Hill in support of carbon tax

Representatives for business giants including Microsoft, Capital One and Johnson & Johnson, are heading to Capitol Hill this week to push for a carbon tax, Roll Call reported Monday.

Officials from more than 75 companies will meet with Congress Wednesday to call for a “meaningful” national price on carbon emissions, a sustainable investment group behind the effort told Roll Call.

Ceres’ vice president of government relations told the outlet in an interview that a significant portion of the private sector supports a national carbon price of some kind.

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