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Even Big Oil Wants a Carbon Tax

Congress, are you listening?

These guys get it.

Photographer: Kristian Helgesen/Bloomberg

Now that six of the world's largest oil companies have essentially come out in favor of a carbon tax, it's getting harder to dismiss the idea as some kind of outlandish lefty plot. And those companies can help their cause by engaging Congress directly, instead of outlining their case in a polite letter to the United Nations.

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