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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

From Bernie Sanders, On Big Oil

oilIn a significant shift, at least 29 major U.S. corporations, including the five biggest oil companies, expect that the government will force them to pay a price for carbon pollution to control global warming and are incorporating a price on carbon into their long-term financial plans, according to published reports on Thursday. Sadly, some in Congress still call global warming a hoax. But Bernie and Sen. Barbara Boxer, who chairs the Senate environment committee, are cosponsors of a pioneering bill to tax the carbon emissions that scientists say are causing dramatic global climate changes. Bernie also introduced a bill with Rep. Keith Ellison to take away subsidies for the hugely profitable oil, coal and gas industry.

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