Airlines Not Interested In Carbon Tax Floated By Big-Name Republicans

By | February 14, 2017

A group of political heavyweights from yesteryear wants the United States to introduce a carbon tax to help cut greenhouse gas emissions. Surprisingly, they're conservative Republicans. Unsurprisingly, airline trade associations aren't interested.

Including a corresponding carbon dividend for Americans, the plan comes from the newly launched Climate Leadership Council. Former cabinet members James Baker, Henry Paulson, Jr., and George Shultz are among the co-authors. They helped publicize the proposal last week and now are pushing the Trump Administration.

Economist Martin Feldstein also is a co-author of the 

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